Reader's misled by Consumer Reports
A number of reputable agencies in the USA question poor science in this report, unfortunately.
Building a definition of sustainability
Producers wonder what the word sustainability means, and what it could possibly require of them.
Beef research council putting out the welcome mat for young researchers
VBP values new information and research, and applauds a new mentoring program with Canada's Beef Cattle Research Council.
Cattle health during the dog days of summer: Treating responsibly
For both pinkeye and footrot cases, you're going to want to have cattle in a place where you can check them 2 to 3 days later...
Spotlight again on antimicrobial use in agriculture
Some useful background for people searching for additional information as a result of the CBC report July 9, 2014
Carcass audit shows improvements in Canadian beef
Producers are doing a good job, and the latest results from a carcass audit show measured improvements.
New VBP coordinator in Alberta
Shannon Argent of Cremona, AB joins the VBP team as provincial coordinator for Alberta.
Worried about hormones?
There are a few things to keep in mind the next time you hear that beef contains too many hormones.
New generation of VBP programming planned
Verified Beef Production (VBP) is in the early stages of a project to add on-farm modules for biosecurity, animal care and environmental stewardship.
Ionophores, not antibiotics, mainly used in beef cattle
Danish ban has led to increased use of antibiotics, says Beef Cattle Research Council
Engagement announcement: Data and sustainability
Flirting for years, now it's getting serious
VBP+ and protecting our ability to farm
New modules, social license will anchor progress
The new VBP+: Six things to know
What beef producers are asking about the next generation of their program
McDonald's talks sustainability and beef in Canada
And why VBP can bridge beef producer and corporate Canada goals
The most powerful people in cattle transportation
Decisions made on-farm anchor cattle welfare in transit
Finding new benefits in small beef production
Our smallest province understands small producers
Shake up your meeting mindset
How to get more from a VBP workshop
"It's our future: Why we need to be involved"
Young cattle producer believes in action
Doing tough things well defines a champion
Euthanasia and animal abuse questions are two of the toughest
How data will drive the beef industry
It's the biggest opportunity on the horizon for beef improvement
Industry heads up: Buckshot, broken needles
What to watch for heading into the fall run
Mobile tech revolutionizing vet-producer relations
Smart technology for cow-calf production
The hidden profit in beef biosecurity
Why it pays to keep disease off the farm
Verified Beef Production Industry Update
Why on-farm food safety will continue to be important.
What beef producers need to know about optional VBP audits.
Developments simplify, strengthen Verified Beef Production program.
As a producer why should I participate in VBP?
Why is the VBP program worth my time?
How does the VBP program relate to Quality Starts Here?
What are other sectors doing in on-farm food safety?
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