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Alberta's Lamb Industry Supply Chain
The profile provides an overview of what is happening in Alberta’s lamb supply chain. Alberta has a lamb supply chain with all the key players in place from producers, to feeders, the federal and provincial licensed abattoirs and both wholesale and retail markets.

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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.

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Adding Value to Fresh Pork.
An assessment of a pork value chain, and how it could be improved. M. Gooch, D. Laplain, and A Felfel. Value Chain Management Centre

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Adding Value to Lamb.
An assessment of a lamb value chain, and how it could be improved. M. Gooch, D. Laplain, and A Felfel. Value Chain Management Centre.

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Agricultural Marketing Manual.
Farm product marketing for producers and agri-business. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.

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Alberta Broiler Chicken Industry.
Production protocol for broiler chickens as well as the industry's major issues. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2007.

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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.

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Avant-propos: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du
Avant-propos de l'étude détaillée. NordLa Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.

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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.

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Branded Beef: What Happens Behind The Brand?
A list of resources to develop a branded beef program. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2008.

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Branded Beef: What Makes a Brand?
A list of some commonly marketed branded beef attributes. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2008.

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Branded Beef: What is Branded Beef?
The definition and benefits of branding.

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Branded Beef: Where is the Market?
Understanding the market for a branded product.

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Branded Beef: Why Brand?
The advantages and challenges of branding.

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Business Performance Tools in an Alberta Direct Market Beef Enterprise.
Economic information on establishing and operating a direct market beef enterprise. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2002.

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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.

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Competitive Edge: Cattle Marketing for the 21st Century
Technical evaluation of an online marketing tool for beef producers. By Sarah Chess, John Brown University, 2004

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Consumer Data for Farmers & the agri-food industry: Condensed Veal Report on National Purchasing Panel Data.
Consumer data on veal. Value Chain Management Centre. March 2009.

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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.

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Cooperative Coordination in the Hog-Pork System: Examples from Europe and the U.S.
Alternative methods of cooperative coordination in the hog-pork system are examined. By Lee F. Schrader, and Michael Boehlje. Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. Staff Paper 96-21. September, 1996.

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Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Beef.
Direct farm marketing of frozen beef. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.

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Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Chicken.
Direct farm marketing of chicken. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.

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Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Lambs. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.
Direct farm marketing of frozen lamb.

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Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Pork.
Direct farm marketing of pork. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.

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Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Lambs at Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets.
Issues to consider when marketing lamb at a Farmers' Market. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2005.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hog Market Contracting in Western Canada.
This article provides information on one way to lock in an attractive forward price. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2009

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Important Contacts in the Poultry Industry.
A list of key contacts in the Alberta poultry industry. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2007.

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Introduction: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Introduction de l'étude détaillée. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Le marché du boeuf naturel aux États-Unis, Décembre 2005.
Rapport sur le marché du boeuf naturel aux États-Unis. Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada.

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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.

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Marketing: Will It Sell?
Factsheet designed to help you evaluate the feasibility of a new agricultural business. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2003.

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Natural Beef Market in the United States.
An overview of the natural beef market in the U.S. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. December 2005.

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Poultry of the Middle in the U.S.: "Implications for Sustainable Producers & Scaling Up"
U.S. chicken industry and its opportunities for small producers and processors. by Laurie S. Z. Greenberg, Cultural Landscapes, LLC for The Agriculture-of-the Middle Initiative. July 2007.

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Remerciements: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Remerciements. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.

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Reporting on CSF's first Value Chain Round Table Meetings, May 15-16, 2008.
Highlights from the Canadian Sheep Federation's Value Chain meetings in 2008. Point of View, Canadian Sheep Federation, Volume 2, Issue 7. July, 2008.

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Sommaire: L'avenir de la production animale en Amérique du Nord.
Sommaire de l'étude détaillée. La Farm Foundation, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2006.

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Strategic Alliances in the U.S. Beef Supply Chain.
Analysis of strategic alliances in the U.S. beef supply chain. By Brandi R. Mulrony and Fabio R. Chaddad. Journal of Food Distribution Research 36(3). November 2005.

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Value-based Marketing of Cattle: More Than Just Carcass Quality.
Value Based Marketing of cattle is examined.

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Values-Based & Value-Added Value Chains in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest Ag of the Middle Project.
A survey of values-based and value added chains in the U.S. March 15, 2007. Submitted by Aaron K. Hoshide, University of Maine.

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