March 15, 2022
Calgary, AB – Mentorships through the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program for the
2021-2022 program year are off to a strong start. Young leaders in the beef industry have been expanding
their skill set through professional and personal development opportunities thanks to the generous support
of this year’s industry-leading program mentors.
The CYL Program is a national initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) established in
2010 that provides young people ages 18-35 with industry specific training and mentorship opportunities.
Each year,16 participants are paired with a hand-picked industry leader in their specific area of interest for a
nine-month mentorship opportunity.
There is an exciting range of mentorship focus areas this year, including sustainable grazing practices,
succession planning, beef cattle nutrition, industry policy, building a successful business plan, direct
marketing, and much more.
To view a full list of the 2021-2022 program year CYL mentorship pairings, click here: 03.15.2022_Industry-leading mentors lend a helping hand to the next generation through the CYL Program_ENG