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Environmental Stewardship

It's only common sense to grasp the importance of caring for the health, biodiversity and productivity of the environment beef cattle producers rely on for their viability. VBP+ certified beef operations abide by specific Standard Operating Procedures and outcomes with respect to land management and conservation . Many VBP+ certified operations have also completed an Environmental Farm Plan and, as part of the VBP+ audit process, are outcomes-assessed on many aspects related to sound environmental stewardship in the following areas, among others:

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA), along with provincial beef cattle organizations, recognize and honour beef cattle producers who exemplify stewards of the environment. Many of these producers run VBP+ certified operations.

What Beef Producers Need to Know About Environmental Footprint - October 19, 2017

Information on CCA's Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA) Winners

  • Funds to build VBP+ come from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's AgriMarketing Program - Assurance Systems Stream of Growing Forward 2

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