Value Chain

Livestock Sectors : Bison, Elk and other livestock



A Look to the Future: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Future trends of North American animal agriculture. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chapter9.pdf


Agricultural Marketing Manual.
Farm product marketing for producers and agri-business. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sis8570


Animal Welfare: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Animal welfare is discussed in this chapter. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/AnimalWelfare_000.pdf


Avant-propos: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du
Avant-propos de l'étude détaillée. NordLa Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/51673GForeword-fr_Gdes_.pdf


Bien-être des animaux: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Bien-être des animaux et l'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap8_Fr_.pdf


Canadian Prairie Bison's European Value Chain.
Agriview July/Aug. 2007 Article describing the Canadian Prairie Bison value chain.
http://www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca/AgriView_JulyAug2007_web-9


Canadian Prairie Bison's website.
Website of a Canadian bison value chain.
http://www.cdnbison.com/our-story.html


Canadian Prairie Bison. A Value Chain Success Story
Articles highlights a Canadian bison value chain.
http://www.agcouncil.ca/CPBsuccessstory.htm


Carmen Creek Gourmet Meats website.
Website of an Alberta based bison value chain.
http://www.carmencreek.com/producers/producer_alliance.shtml


Commercial Meat Goat Industry.
An overview of the key management issues associated with a meat goat enterprise. Ag-Ventures, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. April, 2006.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex1363/$file/435_830-1.pdf?OpenElement


Community and Labor: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America. A
Community and labour are discussed in this chapter of a North American animal agriculture study. Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/CommunityLabor.pdf


Consumer Demand Issues: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Consumer demand is examined in this North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/ConsumerDemand.pdf


Dairy Goats - Fraser Valley.
Planning for Profit. BC Ministry of Lands and Agriculture. A cost of production guide for a dairy goat operation. 2003.
http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/busmgmt/budgets/budget_pdf/specialized_ls/dairy_2003_fraser.pdf


Direct Marketing Meats Resource Guide.
A listing of resources for direct marketing meats. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2006.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/apa5132


Direct Marketing Meats...Getting Started.
Issues to consider when planning a direct marketing business. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10396


Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Meat at Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets.
Issues to consider when marketing meat at a Farmers' Market. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10326


Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Meat at Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets.
Factsheet to help producers and processors understand the key elements of direct marketing. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10326


Economics of Production, Processing and Marketing: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Chapter on economics in the North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Economics_000.pdf


Enjeux environnementaux: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Enjeux environnementaux et l'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap6environment.pdf


Environmental Issues: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Environmental issues are discussed in this North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/EnvironmentalIssues_000.pdf


Executive Summary: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Executive summary of North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/ExecSummary.pdf


Food Safety and Animal Health: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Food safety and animal health is examined in this North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/FoodSafety.pdf


Food Service Market Study on Secondary Cuts of Alternative Meats Executive Summary.
Market opportunities for the use and development of bison, elk, deer and lamb secondary meat cuts or value-added products in the Edmonton and Calgary foodservice sector. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with Full Course Strategies Inc. March 2004.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agp7976/$FILE/executivesummaryfoodservicemarketstudy.pdf


Foodservice Opportunities in Hotels, High-end Restaurants, Chains, & Universities
For Beef, Pork, Bison & Lamb in Saskatchewan & Alberta. Provides a market assessment for beef, pork, bison and lamb products in the foodservice industry in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Submitted by Hodgins & Company, Saskatoon, SK. 2002.
http://www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN=5044eb60-b182-4369-930c-219c81d53dc8


Full Report: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
An overview of animal agriculture and its future in North American. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/FinalEnglishReport1156973539.pdf


Global Competitiveness and Trade: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Chapter on global trade in the North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Trade_000.pdf


Introduction: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Introduction de l'étude détaillée. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Introduction-f.pdf


Introduction: The Future of Animal Agriculture in North America.
Introduction to the North American animal agriculture study. A Farm Foundation Project, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/introduction_000.pdf


La collectivités et la main-d?oeuvre: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
La collectivités et la main-d?oeuvre. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap7_fr_.pdf


La demande des consommateurs et ses enjeux: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
La demande des consommateurs sont discutés. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap3consumerdemand.pdf


La salubrité des aliments et la santé des animaux: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
La salubrité des aliments et la santé des animaux. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap5fr.pdf


Le commerce international et la compétitivité sur les marchés mondiaux: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Le commerce international et la compétitivité sur les marchés mondiaux. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap4-fr.pdf


Les aspects économiques de la production, de la transformation et de la commercialisation: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Les aspects économiques sont examinés. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/Chap2_fr_econ.pdf


Marketing: Will It Sell?
Factsheet designed to help you evaluate the feasibility of a new agricultural business. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2003.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex1132


Meat Goat Profit$
Profit planning tools in an Alberta start-up meat goat enterprise. The economics of developing and operating a commercial meat goat enterprise on a small acreage.
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex868/$file/435_821-1.pdf?OpenElement


North American Bison Co-operative (NABC)
A profile of NABC, a new generation co-op of bison ranchers.
http://www.umanitoba.ca/afs/agric_economics/ardi/nabc.html


Remerciements: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Remerciements. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/51673NAcknowledgements-fr_SD_.pdf


Sommaire: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Sommaire de l'étude détaillée. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.
http://www.farmfoundation.org/projects/documents/ExecSum_French_low.pdf


Value Chains in the Agri-Food Sector.
What are they? How do they work? Are they for me? Includes a case study of an elk velvet antler value chain.By Jill E. Hobbs, Ann Cooney, and Murray Fulton. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan. September 2000
http://www.usaskstudies.coop/pdf-files/valuechains.pdf


Website of Maverick Ranch.
Website of a US value chain.
http://maverickranch.com/


Website of Royal Elk Products.
Website of a Canadian elk value chain.
http://www.royalelk.com/aboutus.htm

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