Fall 2022 News Feed Online

The Fall edition of The News Feed features several highlights from an eventful summer for the Ontario Corn Fed Beef (OCFB) program. Of note, OCFB and Van Osch Farms hosted a feedlot tour for senior level marketing and sustainability team members from Loblaw Companies Limited. Beef Farmers of Ontario and the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association…

Summer 2022 News Feed Online

Our promotional efforts for the Ontario Corn Fed Beef brand received a substantial boost in recent weeks with the return of key in-person food industry events. The OCFB brand was well represented at the Restaurants Canada show in Toronto in May. OCFB was on display once again at major food shows in Japan, including the…

Spring 2022 News Feed Now Online

Highlights of the 2022 Spring edition of The News Feed include a closer look at the impact of feed bunk management on new feedlot arrivals. Starting cattle on feed is one of the most important phases of finishing cattle. The transition from a high-fibre, low-energy diet to a low-fibre, high-energy ration requires time and a…

Winter 2021 News Feed Highlights

  The latest edition of The News Feed is now online. The featured articles include the announcement by Loblaw Companies Ltd. to expand its commitment to sustainable beef sourcing. Loblaw plans to purchase three million additional pounds of beef sourced from Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef certified farms and ranches. To help increase consumer interest…

Fall 2021 News Feed Highlights

The Fall 2021 edition of The News Feed is now online. The featured articles include an update on our marketing efforts in Japan. While the country is still in a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ontario beef exports continue to increase compared to the previous year’s volumes. Volumes for the first six…

Summer 2021 News Feed Online

The Summer 2021 edition of The News Feed is now online.  The featured articles include an update on our Feed Bunk Management and Cattle Behavioural study.  A video of the project has created lots of interest since its release last year. With the video receiving over 2,300 views to date, it is evident this type…

Summer 2016 News Feed Now Online

  The Summer 2016 issue has all the details on a busy spring that is leading into an eventful summer for the Ontario Corn Fed Beef Program. The Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association, OCFB and Executive Director Jim Clark were proud to receive the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association’s 2016 Beef Industry Innovation and Sustainability Award. Sustainability has…

Ontario Corn Fed Beef wins National Award for Innovation and Sustainability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Jim Clark, the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association and the Ontario Corn Fed Beef program have been named as the recipient of the Canadian Cattlemen Association’s 2016 Beef Industry Innovation and Sustainability Award. This award publicly recognizes individuals, industry stakeholders and value chain members for their…

Spring 2016 News Feed Now Online

The latest edition of The News Feed is now available online. The Spring 2016 issue covers the highlights of the 18th annual Beef Industry Convention in London that was proudly hosted by the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association. While a lot has changed in the beef industry in the 15 years since the Ontario Cattle Feeders’…