Following President Barack Obama' rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, Canadian oil producers are seeking a new way to keep oil flowing south. The new plan? To send oil tankers and barges down the coas
Canada is increasing the national beef checkoff from C$1 to C$2.50.
Jobs on drilling rigs or pipe crews pay two-thirds more than those in livestock, luring cowboys and beef-plant workers to the oil patch.
The cattle herd in Canada fell by 100,000 head with beef cows seeing the largest drop in herd numbers.
Overlooked in some of the euphoria of U.S. beef producers gaining full access into the Japanese market was the announcement that Canadian and Irish beef got the same access.