2019 Partners

Without the generous support of our conference partners, the 2019 Canadian Beef Industry Conference could not be possible.

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited
In 1967, Canadians welcomed the first McDonald’s restaurant to Richmond, B.C. Today, McDonald’s has become part of the Canadian fabric, serving close to three million guests every day. Together with our franchisees, we employ nearly 100,000 people, and more than 90 per cent of our Canadian restaurants are locally owned and operated. Of the almost $1 billion we spend on food, beverages, and packaging, more than 85 per cent is purchased from suppliers in Canada. For more information on McDonald’s Canada visit McDonalds.ca


MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for Canada’s agriculture industry. We have invested more time and resources into understanding agriculture than any other firm. With more than 15,000 agriculture clients and a team of over 600 agriculture specialists, MNP delivers a diverse suite of services to protect farmers and maximize results.











RealAgriculture is focused on the issues that are impacting agriculture. Launched in 2008, RealAgriculture started as a grassroots effort to provide farmers with a new way to access agricultural information. Today, we are the leading and only national agriculture publication in Canada, online, and on our daily show RealAg Radio at 4:30 PM EST on Rural Radio, channel 147 on SiriusXM

New Holland Agriculture and New Holland Construction sell and service an innovative line of agricultural and construction equipment, including a full line of tractors, hay and forage equipment, harvesting, crop production, skid steer and compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders, tractor loader backhoes and mini excavators. Sales, parts and service are provided by more than 1,000 New Holland dealers throughout North America. More information on New Holland can be found at www.newholland.com/na.



ATB Financial is an 80-year-old startup created to give Albertans an alternative source of credit. ATB has grown from one branch in Rocky Mountain House to become the largest Alberta-based financial institution. It has grown to serve more than 760,000 customers with $54.9 billion in assets and became a Crown corporation in 1997.



Newland Chase is an innovative global immigration company that delivers a comprehensive suite of strategic immigration services to corporations through its team of highly skilled professionals located around the world.

At Alltech Canada, our mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through nutrition and scientific innovation. Our core products are natural, science based solutions for modern agriculture and include specialized yeast additives and enzymes for livestock production, Crop Science biostimulants and KEENAN mixer wagons.

SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR A PROFITABLE FUTURE | Not sure where to start with grazing management or pasture designs? Seeking a local advisor to facilitate your pasture infrastructure plan? Gallagher Certified Pasture Pro locations lend fence configuration recommendations, installation services, and educational field days. Connect with one of our network partners, today!

AgSights brings lots of experience to the table, beginning in 1993. We are dedicated
to making data capture along the food supply chain easy using
innovative techniques and adding value through linkages and analysis. We are
different than most service providers because, as a cooperative, our clients own the

For over 80 years Agriculture Financial Services (AFSC) has provided Alberta’s agricultural producers, agribusinesses and other small businesses with loans, crop insurance and farm income disaster assistance. Our unique role allows us to deliver services to assist our valued clients in managing their risk.


Ontario Corn Fed Beef is a producer owned and managed value chain providing global markets with a high quality brand of Canadian beef produced under a mandatory, documented Quality Assurance program.
The program certifies over 300,000 fed cattle per year, with feeder cattle sourced throughout Canada providing direct benefits to the entire Canadian Beef industry.

Collectively our publications reflect more than mediums delivering information to North America’s second largest (SK & AB) beef producing region. Our publications are very much part of the ranching and farming community. We’ve earned our stripes and the trust of the ranching community by publishing truthful, unbiased information and opinion on issues




“Bio Agri Mix is a leading Canadian manufacturer of animal feed medicants and other animal health care products, located in Mitchell, ON. In addition, Bio Agri Mix supports animal health products for Phibro and cattle genomic services for Quantum Genetix in Canada.

The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency manages and administers the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off. By working with our service providers, the Agency ensures funds are invested into programs that deliver measurable value to the industry. The Agency is responsible for communicating the value of the check-off investment, regulatory management, collection and administration of check-off dollars.

Highline Manufacturing Ltd. is a Saskatchewan based company that specializes in the design and production of a wide range of products for livestock feeding (the CFR series Bale Pro®), bale transport (a Bale Mover for round bales and the FaStack™ for large square bales), rock removal (the NT series Rock Picker) and the RCH® Hydro mower for ditch mowing applications.

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a leading global diversified animal health and mineral nutrition company.  We are dedicated to helping meet the growing demand for animal protein. We concentrate exclusively on animals for food production and are one of the few global companies offering a comprehensive range of animal health and mineral nutrition products. For over 40 years we have been committed to providing livestock producers with value-based products and solutions to help them maintain and enhance the health of their animals.


The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) was established in 2005 to produce highly-skilled veterinary graduates supporting rural Alberta, production animal and equine industries, animal and human health research, and public health.  In addition, UCVM offers supervision leading to graduate degrees (MSc, PhD) in Veterinary Medical Sciences, and advanced clinical training programs.

ITS Global provides software and complete IT solutions necessary to run a successful, sustainable and profitable feedlot operation. With the ability to manage accounting, inventory, animal health, as well as feeding with an in-truck feeding system, ITS Global has solutions for feedlot operations of any size.

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

“Where Food Comes From is North America’s most trusted source for third-party verification and certification services. By utilizing verification programs, an operation can meet specific export or private brand label requirements related to live animal production practices and procedures. WFCF can verify operations to the CRSB standards, which can quality operations for the CBSA pilot.”






The Canadian Simmental Association was formed in 1969 and has since been committed to developing tools to assist its membership in improving beef production in Canada. The main objective of the Association is to encourage, develop and regulate the breeding of Simmental cattle in Canada. As a result of the work of the CSA and its membership, the Simmental breed has grown in popularity and is one of the largest and most influential cattle breeds in Canada.

GrowSafe Systems Ltd. builds advanced animal agriculture systems to help producers optimize their operations. GrowSafe’s advanced data acquisition platform features integrated hardware and software analytics that provide producers with data to make better decisions for their operations. Today, GrowSafe is helping to raise more efficient, environmentally friendly and healthier animals in 22 U.S. states, seven Canadian provinces and on farms in Mexico, Australia, Brazil, Uruguay, Namibia, South Africa, New Zealand and across Europe.

The University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence is a world-class complex of field and science laboratories that brings together under one roof every link of the livestock production chain. Modelling all aspects of raising livestock on the Canadian Prairies, it is a powerhouse for innovative research, teaching and industry engagement.

Feedlot Health provides comprehensive animal health, feedlot production, feeds and feeding, and individual animal management consulting services to commercial feedlots throughout Canada, USA and Mexico. In addition, we provide feedlot clients with a proprietary individual animal data collection system and maintain an active applied feedlot research & development program.



The CBGA is a private not-for-profit corporation accredited by the CFIA to deliver grading services for Beef, Bison and Veal carcasses in Canada.  The consistent and recognized method of grade assessment builds confidence in our Canadian Grade names.  Individual grades convey quality & value for Industry partners and consistency & predictability in the eating experience for consumers.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and well-being with specific natural microbial product and service solutions. Using sound science, proven results and knowledge from experience, Lallemand Animal Nutrition is specific for your success!

The Canadian Meat Council advocates for the needs of its members to secure and improve Canada’s global meat competitiveness. CMC provides evidence-based advocacy on behalf of its members, works to secure and improve Canada’s global meat competitiveness and promotes a balanced diet, which includes high-quality and nutritious Canadian meat.


Securing our Future – building a strong Canadian beef industry by maintaining, nourishing and sustaining this industry for future generations