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May 21, 2020

Conservation organization calls for support for beef producers during pandemic

Beef industry and its allies need to find opportunities to raise public support for Canada’s food production system

This article was originally published in the Canadian Cattlemen on May 21, 2020 and is reposted with permission. Read the full article here.

By Piper Whelan

As the Canadian beef industry struggles in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ducks Unlimited Canada is among the conservation organizations advocating on behalf of producers.

“History has shown that the potential of an economic fallout within the beef industry is a risk we simply cannot afford to take,” said Karla Guyn, Ducks CEO, referencing the toll the BSE crisis took on Canadian beef producers and the ecosystems in their care.

Read the full article here.