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Apply to Canadian Cattle Young Leaders today!

Take advantage of mentorship and career building opportunities in the Canadian beef industry through Canadian Cattle Young Leaders! Program applications have officially launched and are open until March 31, 2023 at 11:59 pm MT at

The mentorship program was established by the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) in 2010 and has since seen over 170 program graduates. Canadian Cattle Young Leaders is open to young people, ages 18-35, across Canada involved in all areas of the beef supply chain including producers, students, veterinarians, financial advisors and much more! Through the program, 16 participants are selected annually to be paired with a hand-picked industry leader for a nine-month mentorship to help advance their career in the beef industry and are awarded a $2,000 budget to put towards learning and travel opportunities of their choice. In addition, participants are offered skill-building training, travel and networking opportunities catered uniquely to the beef industry. We strongly value diversity amongst applicants where all are welcome to apply, as it plays a key role in young leaders gaining exposure to new ideas and creating peer learning experiences.

If you’re interested in taking the next step to fast-track your career and involvement in the Canadian beef industry, please visit our website for more information.

Thank you to our Foundation Partners Cargill, MNP, McDonald’s Canada and New Holland, along with Gold Sponsors Farm Credit Canada, Alltech, RBC Future Launch and Elanco for your incredibly generous sponsorship that makes these opportunities possible!

Please direct any questions about the program or application process to CCA Youth Leadership Coordinator, Jessica Radau, at

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