Cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

2022-01-21 10:42:00 PM

Cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Last summer’s drought ravaged crops on the Prairies, forcing Canadian cattle producers to import large quantities of corn from the U.S. this winter to feed their animals

.· Posted: Jan 20, 2022 7:02 PM MT | Last Updated: 8 hours ago Kaycee Madu, left, was fined for distracted driving in March 2021 and called Edmonton's police chief to discuss the ticket."My hopes have been dashed many times, but I have never felt like this," said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life.Olympic watch: Players to look for on Team Canada Canadian Hockey on TSN Broadcast Schedule Doan and Julien named GM and head coach for Canada's men's Olympic team August appears to be target for rescheduled World Juniors Button shares four junior-aged players who he thinks should play for Canada in Beijing Fast and Furious: How Team Canada is trying to prevent COVID outbreaks before Beijing 'There's something special about this team': Spooner discusses Canada's Olympic roster Pounder breaks down Team Canada's roster heading into Beijing Olympics Canadian women’s hockey team ready to reclaim gold Veteran forwards Poulin, Johnston lead Canada's bid to reclaim Olympic hockey gold Canadian women’s hockey team ready to reclaim gold Ambrose hopes her hard work has paid off ahead of Canada's Olympic roster reveal Michigan teammates Power, Johnson on Olympic hopes, World Junior memories 'It's horrible': Johnson, Power reflect on abrupt end to World Junior dream Power, Johnson ready to embrace 'extremely special' Olympic opportunity Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team roster taking shape Canadian women's hockey team to enter bubble, won't play prior to Beijing Olympics World junior men's hockey cancellation still stings for Canada's Lambos Exhibition game between Canadian women's hockey team, Calgary Canucks cancelled Russian World Juniors players escorted from plane by Calgary police.

But the cattle industry says train shipments of corn aren’t arriving on time, due to labour shortages, cold weather and other supply chain challenges.Alberta feedlot operator Leighton Kolk says he has been waiting on a train to arrive since Tuesday.(CBC, Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press).He says if his corn shipment doesn’t arrive by Saturday, he will be “scraping the bottom of the bin” to feed his cattle.The rally, held on the anniversary of the Roe decision, is taking place in amid a COVID-19 surge that is expected to limit turnout at the National Mall.Our Morning Update and Evening Update newsletters are written by Globe editors, giving you a concise summary of the day’s most important headlines..

Read more:
The Globe and Mail »
Loading news...
Failed to load news.

I have a solution.

Alberta premier knew about justice minister's traffic ticket last year | CBC NewsAlberta Premier Jason Kenney says he knew about the justice minister's distracted driving ticket last year and says the upcoming investigation will guide his decision on the minister's fate. He's still in the party. He's still getting 6 figures to show up and do nothing. Wouldn’t his fate be either paying the ticket or the ticket getting thrown out in court? What the hell? Decision will be guided by the traction the story has in the media. It won't be by guilt or innocence.

U.S.'s largest abortion protest could be last under RoeThe largest anti-abortion rally in the U.S. returns Friday with thousands of expected protesters in Washington who feel within reach of their goal for the last 49 years: a sweeping rollback of abortion rights. Re: women & our so-called freedoms Why is abortion the only right that women have that is march-worthy? I can’t feel safe walking down my street as an adult. I’m stalked by internet. More condoms more love less violence against women & children & fewer guns! That’s march-worthy.

With blown leads in four of their last five games, should the Leafs look to add a d-man?With the Maple Leafs blowing a lead in four of their last five games, and clearly missing both Jake Muzzin and Justin Holl on the blueline, TSN Hockey analyst Jamie McLennan joins Lindsay Hamilton to discuss how concerned the Leafs should be due to their recent play, and what their plan should be for the deadline. jamiemclennan29 Duh, you think? jamiemclennan29 Probably should learn how to defend a lead jamiemclennan29 Did you not see their pairings tonight?

How Canada’s fragile food supply chain is being disruptedExtreme weather, labour shortages and the COVID-19 pandemic are wreaking havoc on Canada’s food supply China’s not gonna help us You can add awful decisions from our government to this list.

FIRST READING: Welp, it looks like food shortages are going to get worseJagmeet Singh breaks ethics rules to score a really, really expensive rocking chair

Advice | My ailing mother has lost her driver’s licence — and she blames me: Ask EllieMy ailing mother has lost her driver’s licence — and she blames me: Ask Ellie