Winter 2023 News Feed Online

Our latest edition of The News Feed is now online. This issue features a preview of the 2024 Beef Industry Convention that is coming up Jan. 11-13 in London. Once again, we’re thrilled to be presenting our annual event and celebrating our industry with an impressive lineup of speakers and great opportunities for networking and socializing.…

Fall 2023 News Feed Online

The latest edition of The News Feed is now online. The fall edition recaps a busy summer for the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association and the Ontario Corn Fed Beef program. The season got off to a great start with the news that OCFB received a 3-Star Superior Taste Award from the International Taste Institute, marking…

Summer 2023 News Feed Online

The Summer 2023 edition of The News Feed is now online. The featured articles include a spotlight on Farmer/Feeders. This term underscores the sustainably raised cycle of family farmers growing crops to feed their cattle, which produce manure and nutrients to be returned to the soil to grow crops. The beef marketing update highlights a…

Spring 2023 News Feed Online

The latest edition of The News Feed is now online. The Spring issue features the highlights from the 2023 Beef Industry Convention. The 25th anniversary of the event proved to be a huge success. Our speakers provided valuable insight into several topics, including: What’s ahead for the Ontario Corn Fed Beef program and beef marketing,…

Winter 2022 News Feed Online

Our latest edition of The News Feed is now online. This issue features a preview of the 2023 Beef Industry Convention that is coming up Jan. 12-14 in London. We’re excited for the return of our industry showcase and we’re ready to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the event and the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association. Check…

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…