MBP In The Media

Manitoba Beef Producers is proud to be the voice of the provincial beef industry. Part of that important work is keeping an open line of dialogue with the media to ensure that the voice of our members is heard on breaking news and issues.

Below are a collection of recent articles focusing on MBP or in which MBP was asked to comment and represent the interests of our members and the provincial beef industry.

Manitoba rural municipalities put province on notice

December 5, 2019

Recipe for success; Strong ratings and delicious food have kept Great Tastes of Manitoba on the air for 30 years

December 4, 2019

Calmed-down cattle handling tagged for farm safety

December 4, 2019

Time to tighten enforcement on land access after cow shot

December 2, 2019

Beef producers seek fast lane for Crown land sales

November 29, 2019

Livestock predation losses could gain fresh attention

November 25, 2019

Beef Producers Meet With Pedersen

November 23, 2019

Editor’s Take: Ignoring the rural electoral base

November 22, 2019

Ag Groups Pleased With Throne Speech

November 21, 2019

District producers back step on AUM cap

November 21, 2019

Ranchers push for lease changes even as first Crown lands auctions arrive

November 21, 2019

Farmers need support

November 18, 2019

Beef producers not backing down on livestock transport regs

November 15, 2019

Editor’s Take: Crime waves

November 14, 2019

Rural crime jump has beef producers calling for more police

November 14, 2019

Are beef burgers bad for the environment?

November 9, 2019

Manitoba farmers need manure spreading flexibility this fall

November 7, 2019

Pork, beef exports to China to resume

November 5, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers Hosting District Meetings

November 4, 2019

New title and new faces as Pallister changes up cabinet

October 30, 2019

Leaseholders feel ignored over Crown lands consultation

October 28, 2019

Crown lands renewal promise fails to quench rancher anger

October 24, 2019

Manitoba reverses policy on grazing lease renewals

October 24, 2019

Rural MLA is Manitoba’s new ag minister

October 23, 2019

Bad weather creates ‘a whole new stress level’ for beef producers

October 23, 2019

Ag sector to take up their cause with new minority federal government

October 22, 2019

Manitoba beef sector faces tight feed situation

October 22, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers’ Statement re: Modernization of Manitoba’s Agricultural Crown Lands Leasing

October 18, 2019

Province announces programs for drought-stricken farmers

October 11, 2019

Farmers to get first right of renewal on Crown land

October 11, 2019

Producers Given First Right Of Renewal For Existing Leases On Crown Lands

October 11, 2019

Province backs down on legacy Crown land lease renewals

October 11, 2019

Province makes about-face on changes to Crown land leases after backlash from ranchers

October 11, 2019

Editor’s Take: Should the province sell its agricultural lands?

October 10, 2019

Manitoba changes Crown land leasing rules

October 10, 2019

Manitoba cattle ranchers hear clock ticking on grazing lands’ leases

October 10, 2019

Les modifications aux baux des terres de la Couronne inquiètent les jeunes éleveurs

October 8, 2019

Young ranchers will feel brunt of changes to Crown land leases: Manitoba Beef Producers

October 8, 2019

New lease regulations frustrate ranchers

October 8, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers Comments On ACL Leasing Program Modernization

October 5, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers Comments On ACL Leasing Program Modernization

October 4, 2019

Crown Land changes outrage Manitoba ranchers

October 4, 2019

Light at the end of the tunnel on Crown lands leases?

October 3, 2019

Manitoba’s Agricultural Crown Lands leasing program modernized

October 3, 2019

Hundreds Gather In Ste. Rose To Discuss Crown Lands

October 3, 2019

Le gouvernement manitobain vient en aide aux fermiers après la sécheresse

October 1, 2019

Province Announces Steps To Help Livestock Producers

October 1, 2019

Province stepping-up to assist cattle producers: minister

September 30, 2019

Wettest September on record

September 30, 2019

Province promises help for Manitoba farmers struggling after summer drought

September 30, 2019

New approach for leasing ag Crown lands

September 29, 2019

Province Announces Changes To Agricultural Crown Lands Leasing Program

September 27, 2019

Plant-based proteins an opportunity, not a threat, to Manitoba farmers, summit told

September 19, 2019

Doors prepare to swing open for Open Farm Day

September 12, 2019

12 Manitoba rural municipalities declare state of agriculture emergency due to severe drought

August 31, 2019

Livestock producers scrambling for feed solutions

August 30, 2019

Severe drought forces several Manitoba rural municipalities to declare state of disaster; Dry summer has led to shortage of hay, feed for cattle

August 29, 2019

Tyson fire leaves province’s cattle markets unscathed; Cattle futures dropped in the Kansas fire’s wake

August 22, 2019

NewsMakers from the August 2019 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

August 19, 2019

Farm organizations urge Manitoba farmers to list available hay, straw and alternative feeds

August 17, 2019

Concern Misplaced for Manitoba Cattle Producers: Jackman-Atkinson

August 17, 2019

Manitoba farm organizations urge farmers to list available feed; A serious shortfall has livestock producers scrambling for feed and alternatives

August 16, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers releases election wish list

August 16, 2019

Wanted: hay and feed for purchase

August 15, 2019

Help for drought stricken Manitoba cattle farmers; DUC offers forage, grazing land to Manitoba farmers; Farm organizations urge Manitoba farmers to list available feed

August 15, 2019

The Sprout: Manitoba cattle producers concerned with feed shortage

August 12, 2019

‘Worst it’s ever been’: Manitoba beef producers bracing for major culls as feed supplies dry up; Farm groups calling on non-cattle farmers to sell extra hay, straw after dry conditions slash feed yields

August 10, 2019

Manitoba producers facing hay, feed shortage

August 9, 2019

Manitoba ag groups offering solutions to hay, straw shortage

August 9, 2019

Manitoba farm groups call on producers to list available feed, bedding

August 8, 2019

Mixed farmers need not apply for cover crop funding; The province says cover crop funding under Ag Action Manitoba only allows grazing on ‘stockless farms’

August 8, 2019

Farmers Urged To List Available Feed

August 8, 2019

Almost all of Manitoba declared eligible for livestock tax relief; Low feed supply prompts a second year of tax deferral

August 2, 2019

Hay Shortage: Manitoba Cattle Producers Say They May Have to Reduce Herds

July 28, 2019

Manitoba cattle producers say they may have to reduce herds due to hay shortage

July 26, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers say herds may ‘downsize’ because of hay shortage

July 26, 2019

Hay shortage: Manitoba cattle producers say they may have to reduce herds

July 26, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers names new general manager; Carson Callum hails from the Miami area

July 12, 2019

Manitoba to open up Crown lands for grazing, haying

July 9, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers grateful for access to Crown land

July 8, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers welcome new provincial grazing program on Crown lands

July 8, 2019

Meat sector braces after halt to China trade

July 4, 2019

Feed Supplies ‘Looking Tough’ For Livestock Producers

July 3, 2019

Manitoba Beef Producers Hires New General Manager

July 2, 2019