Brought to you by:

February 23 | 2023-24 Weather Forecast

The Alberta Beef Industry Conference is pleased to welcome back Art Douglas to discuss our upcoming weather forecast. This year’s session will look at the impact of upcoming weather patterns and the effect they have on the agricultural community.


Mr. Douglas received his B.A. in Biology and Geology from the University of California at Riverside. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. for the University of Arizona with a specialty in long-term climate studies. He taught at University of Nebraska Lincoln, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Creighton University. At Creighton he served as Chair of the Atmospheric Sciences department from 1983-2009. Mr. Douglas has been the long-range weather forecaster for Cattle Fax since 1977 and for the Gavilon Trade Group since the late 1990s. He continues to consult for the Mexican Meteorological Society and we are pleased to welcome him back to deliver 2022’s Weather Forecast.