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Common Tech: Growing Your Business with the Technology You Own

Using common technology make upgrading your business a simpler process. The world is changing fast. The pen and paper method of doing business is falling by the wayside in favour of the streamlined and efficient capabilities of digital systems. While the majority of Canadian farming and meat industries still rely on the hands-on labour of dedicated professionals, the way inventory …

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No More Secrets: Gaining Consumer Confidence with Information Traceability

Learn about the value of transparency in the farming industry and why you can’t afford to keep your customers out of the loop. There’s no denying it: a lack of business transparency is a serious concern for all cattle producers, both large and small. For local Canadian farmers striving to be the top vendors, information sharing and traceability should be …

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Connecting Across Sectors: What Connectivity Means for Livestock Management

Find out what increasing connectivity means for the livestock industry, and how it can benefit your product and bottom line. In the increasingly connected modern world, more and more industries are getting on board with innovative methods of connecting with customers and partners in revolutionary ways. The livestock industry is no exception, and as farmers and producers alike strive to …

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Why Information Sharing Is the Future of Livestock Management

Learn how the future of the livestock industry depends on information sharing to increase product quality and consumer demand. Information sharing is all the rage in this global, interconnected age. But social media aside, sharing information between consumers and producers has proven to be one of the most effective methods of increasing a business’s long-term success. When you apply the …

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The Future of Livestock Products: The Value of Information Technology

Find out how information sharing benefits all members of your value chain! Traditionally, farm products have not been linked to information sharing in ways that have benefited consumers or producers. The lack of free-flowing information and transparency has historically contributed to severe recall impacts, consumer distrust and unclear consumer preferences. Without information technology, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to determine …

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Breeding for Success: Why Genetic Evaluations Are the Future of Farming

How genetic evaluations can affect the value of your herd and help you grow your business year over year. Genetics are a foundational part of farming, whether you actively participate in genetic evaluations or breed naturally. Either way, the animals you breed pass on their characteristics, both good and bad, to their offspring. When it comes to selling meat and …

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Advancing the Beef Industry: Creating Sustainable Products for Consumers

Why sustainability matters more than ever before in the farming and meat industries. Sustainability is a common buzzword of the 21st century. In fact, we hear talk of sustainability so often that it can be easy to forget what the word actually means, why it’s important, and how it applies directly to our day-to-day practices. If you’re involved in the …

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Managing for Profit: What Efficiency Means on the Farm

How you can create efficiency on the farm with management systems for a better bottom line profit As anybody with years of farming experience can tell you, efficient time management is essential to ongoing productivity and profit. But with all of the administrative work that comes with herd monitoring, data tracking, and economic evaluations, it’s easy to get bogged down …

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The Track to Success: Why bioTrack Is an Essential Tool for Livestock Farmers

This simple tool can completely change your management capabilities. If you’re in the livestock industry, you know how tiring the job can be. You’re ready to increase the scale of your business, but feel too bogged down in the day-to-day. You’re putting out a decent quality product, but lack that extra edge that could make you stand out from the …