Livestock Gentec is an Alberta Innovates Centre based at the University of Alberta. It was created in 2010 to bring the commercial benefits of genomics to the Canadian livestock industry.

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Upcoming Events

November 5-8. Royal Agric. Society of the Commonwealth Conference. Edmonton, AB
November 7-14. Farmfair International. Edmonton, AB
November 8-9. BeefTech. Edmonton, AB
November 10. Field Day: Grazing your Cover Crops. Chatham, ON. contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or
November 14-15. Canadian Forage & Grassland Assoc. Annual Conference. Calgary, AB
November 19-24. Canadian Western Agribition. Regina, SK
November 22. Water & Agriculture Conference. High River, AB
November 26-28. Agricultural Excellence Conference. Winnipeg, MB
November 27-28. MFGA Regenerative Agriculture conference. Brandon, MB
November 28. BCRC series: Transporting Cattle Safely. WEBINAR
December 11. BCRC series: Using Nasal Vaccines Effectively. WEBINAR
December 11-12. Foraging into the Future X. Swift Current, SK. contact Jessica Smith, 306.778.8289
December 12. Prairie Livestock Expo. Winnipeg, MB

Past Events

August 14 - 16 London, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
2018 Poster Competition

Congratulations to our “Gentec” students for winning in the poster competition
3rd place Dawn Trautman (Livestock Gentec)
2nd place Kajal Devani (UCVM)
1st place Stephanie Lam (U of Guelph)


Field Day 2018

Livestock Gentec Conference 2017

Genomic tools for commercial cattle producers

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