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The Canadian Beef Industry Conference is back from August 14-16, 2018

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UFA Co-operative Ltd. is proud to be a Silver Guitar Level Sponsor for the third year in a row

CALGARY, AB – August 13, 2018: Representatives from United Farmer’s of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. (“UFA”) will be traveling a long way from home to London, Ontario to the Canadian Beef Industry Conference (“CBIC”) August 14 – 16. Hosted at the London Convension Centre, UFA will be showcasing the latest in cattle feeding technology. During the three-day event, participants will have the opportunity to network with beef industry experts and learn about new product trends and technology from guest speakers and presenters.

UFA is featuring Micro Technology Feedlot Solutions and UFA Livestock experts Nate Gardner, Manager Sales and Service and Simon Cobban, Manager Feedlot Solutions will both be on hand to faciliate discussion about the technology. Rob Giguere, Vice President of Commercial AgriBusiness and Jerome Chamberland, Product Stratgy Manager will also be representing UFA at the conference.

“We look forward to sharing the Micro Technology Feedlot Solution with beef farmers in Ontario,” said Rob Giguere. “Over the past nine years we have perfected our Micro Technology for Western Canada and now we want to share it across the country. Ontario is an important region in the cattle feeding sector in Canada and if we can help provide any improvements to overall safety and competitiveness, we are eager to do that.

UFA is the exclusive Canadian supplier of Micro Technology Feedlot Solutions, which aims to reduce feed costs while increasing feeding efficiencies with real time, accurate traceability. Learn more from the experts at the CBIC conference or visit: UFA.com/MicroTechnology for more information.

About UFA Co-operative Limited

Founded in 1909, UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. UFA’s network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and Cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary, AB. Independent Petroleum Agents and more than 950 UFA employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. For more information, visit www.UFA.com.

For media inquiries:

Tracey Feist, Manager, Corporate Affairs

UFA Co-operative Limited

(d) 403-570-4125 (c) 403-826-9149

Tracey.Feist@UFA.com