Projects Inventory

The Sustainability Projects Inventory is a database of completed and ongoing projects from CRSB members and non-members that align with the ten goals from the National Beef Sustainability Assessment and Strategy. These sustainability projects are designed to demonstrate, pilot or promote sustainability practices. 

The Annual Sustainability Projects Inventory Survey is open between April 1 and May 31 each year, it is open to both CRSB members and non-members.

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Cow-Calf

Ongoing
Forage Program
Kristine Tapley
Ducks Unlimited

The Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Forage Program helps conservation-minded producers, with the cost of planting forages so that you can...

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Cow-Calf

On-going
Conservation Easements
Kristine Tapley
Ducks Unlimited Canada

While maintaining ownership, producers make a commitment to conserve the natural integrity of the habitats agreed upon between the producer...

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Cow-Calf

On-going
Revolving Land Conservation Program
Kristine Tapley
Ducks Unlimited Canada

Under this program, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) purchases land.

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Cow-Calf

2010 - On-going
Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement will be achieved through:

Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants adjacent to cropland on sites with...

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Cow-Calf

2010 - Ongoing
Riparian & Wetland Ecosystem Improvement
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Riparian & Wetland Ecosystem Improvement will be achieved through:

Exclusion Fencing on Pasture Land to reduce livestock impact
Grassed buffer strips on...

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Packer/Processor Retail/Foodservice Consumers

Feb 2018 - January 2019
Food Loss and Waste Project
MADISON MAGUIRE
SECOND HARVEST

Second Harvest worked with Value Chain Management International (VCMI) on a ground-breaking food loss and waste (FLW) project, funded by...

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Cow-Calf

1999 - Ongoing
Grazing Clubs
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

Good pasture management is essential for cattle producers to be successful in the long term.

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Cow-Calf

2016 - Ongoing
Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiative
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives (MBFI) is a partnership between Manitoba Agriculture, Manitoba Beef Producers, Ducks Unlimited Canada and the...

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Cow-Calf Government

2018 - 2020
Manitoba agricultural film & twine recycling pilot project
KIM TIMMER
CLEANFARMS

This project provides Manitoba producers with recycling options for bale and silage wrap, grain bags and polypropylene twine.

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Cow-Calf

2008 - Ongoing
Re-Forestation with Native Trees & Eco-Buffer Shelterbelts
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Windbreaks provide important shelter for cattle.

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Consumers Retail/Foodservice Packer/Processor

February 2018 - September 2018
Consumer Perceptions of Beef Sustainability
CRSB

Consumer perceptions are key to communicating advancement in beef sustainability, and the CRSB completed its first consumer research project in...

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Cow-Calf Backgrounder Feedlot

January 2019 - April 2019
Sustainability within the Canadian Beef Sector: 2019 Olds College Student Project
CRSB

There are multiple resources available for the beef supply chain from producers through packers and processors to find information on...

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