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US Trade- Steers

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Rail: 197.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

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August 4, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Researchers looking for native rangelands in Alberta, Saskatchewan

A team of researchers out of the University of Saskatchewan is looking to culture and identify fungi from native rangelands in a step towards developing inoculums to improve forage productivity and salinity tolerance. What they’ll do The team will take soil samples from saline and non-saline native rangeland in Alberta and Saskatchewan, quantify soil characteristics,…

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August 4, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We’re Reading | Klassen: Drought conditions spur on fall cattle run

By Jerry Klassen, GFM Network NewsContributor, Alberta Farmer Express Compared to last week, Western Canadian feeder yearling prices were relatively unchanged; calves traded $2 to $5 lower. The fall run has started. Drought like conditions have caused many ranchers to sell cattle 30 to 45 days earlier than normal. Steers averaging 900 pounds were readily trading in…

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August 3, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of Aug 2, 2021

Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed the week around $150/cwt, mostly steady with the previous week. After dropping $14/cwt since June the fed market has found some stability averaging in the low $150s/cwt for the past three weeks. Last week dressed sales were reported from $248.50-251.50/cwt FOB the lot. Most of the cattle that…

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July 30, 2021 Issues & Insights

Alberta government shares ‘farming in dry conditions’ resource

The Government of Alberta is dedicating a webpage to up-to-date information on the dry conditions in the province. Farming in dry conditions offers the latest precipitation maps, situation updates, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) crop insurance activity, and quick access to resources for farmers and ranchers managing through the drought. As of July 27, the…

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July 29, 2021 Trailblazers

Igniting the future of agriculture – David MacTaggart

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part series that was originally published together in ABP, the magazine. Please also check out the first portion, featuring Jessica Sperber. If you ever need to rejuvenate your enthusiasm for being in the beef industry, spend a little time with young people like these two Albertans. They’re…

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July 28, 2021 Health & Production

Management considerations for grazing in a drought

If you are in the Canadian cattle industry right now, you are well-aware of the severity of drought conditions that exist across much of western Canada and the United States. Unfortunately, we are at a point where even if the forecast miraculously changed and it rained for a week, it would be too late for…

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Top Stories

August 4, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Researchers looking for native rangelands in Alberta, Saskatchewan

August 4, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We're Reading | Klassen: Drought conditions spur on fall cattle run

August 3, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of Aug 2, 2021

Cattle Report

Updated: 04/08/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 144.80

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Oct 152 200 -
22-Nov 152 198 -
20-Dec 156 196 -
17-Jan 162 196 -
14-Feb 164 198 -
11-Apr 170 196 -
Last Updated on July 30, 2021