A recent episode of Between the Rows, the Glacier FarmMedia podcast, features our very own Len Kahn talking about significant issues facing the Canadian cattle industry.
With the traditional beef burger facing new competition from alternative non-meat proteins, should Canada’s cattle producers be concerned? Food marketing experts Jo-Ann McArthur of Nourish Food Marketing and Len Kahn of Kahntact put the meat and meat-alike markets in perspective. As for the shorter-term outlook in beef cattle values, Canadian Cattlemen editor Lisa Guenther and Canfax’s Brian Perillat discuss current demand and supplies. Hosted by Laura Rance.
You can find the Between the Rows podcast on your favourite podcast app or you can listen to it online here.
From panic-buying, to quarantinis and now health and immunity, Canadians are more focused on the how, where and availability of their food thanks to the covid pandemic. Consumers are adopting vocabulary that’s normally reserved for processors (remember the French Fry fiasco?), and greater interest in local food is shaking up the retail supply model. Kahntact … Read More
The most recent Census of Canadian Agriculture (conducted in 2016 – https://bit.ly/2WDqadp) paints a picture of the Canadian farming landscape that we have become quite familiar with: fewer but larger farms farms that require ever more capital in order to operate an aging and still mostly male operator profile (although the proportion of female operators … Read More
by Len Kahn, President of Kahntact The fact that individual Canadian farms continue to grow in size and economic impact while the number of farms and farm operators continues its steady decline is a surprise to no one close to the industry. Consolidation has long been a fact of life in Canadian agriculture — Statistics … Read More