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    ABP has developed a curated list of wildfire resources for livestock owners in Alberta. On it you'll find quick links to emergency alerts, livestock evacuee information, and more.

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May 17, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Advancing the beef industry through research

In the heart of Alberta, where cattle graze on vast prairies, the Beef Research Showcase unfolded — a gathering of industry experts, researchers, students, and passionate producers. Among the voices that resonated during this event was that of Karin Schmid, Beef Production and Extension Lead at Alberta Beef Producers (ABP). Schmid, who recently joined an…

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May 16, 2024 News

Food waste solutions: Winners of Novel Technologies Stream announced

As part of Canadian Innovation Week 2024, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lawrence MacAulay, announced the two grand prize winners of the Novel Technologies Streams for the Food Reduction Challenge: Clean Works Inc., and Genecis Bioindustries Inc. The challenge, launched in November 2020 in partnership with Impact Canada, supports high-impact solutions to food waste…

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May 15, 2024 News

Altario School receives funding to explore sustainable cattle feed solutions

Altario School, nestled right on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border, is spearheading an initiative to address a critical question: Can an indoor hydroponic system provide consistent, year-round, affordable, and nutrient-rich feed for cattle? The K-12 school, known for its student-led farm and commitment to agricultural education, has received a substantial boost in the form of $199,000 from…

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May 15, 2024 News

Inaugural Kids FarmSafe Week launched in Canada

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is introducing the first-ever Kids FarmSafe Week, taking place from May 13 to 19, 2024. This innovative program aims to nurture the future of agriculture by supporting the health and safety of young people who work in the agricultural industry. Farm kids represent the next generation, and according to…

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May 15, 2024 Health & Production

National Invasive Species Action Week: Protecting our landscapes and communities

In a concerted effort to safeguard natural ecosystems, the Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is hosting National Invasive Species Action Week (NISAW). This annual event, running May 12-18 this year, aims to raise awareness and promote action against invasive species across Canada. Invasive species pose a significant threat to our environment, agriculture, and communities….

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May 13, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 13, 2024

In Alberta last week, weighted average fed steer and heifer prices closed the week around $257/cwt live, fully steady with the previous week. Fed calves accounted for roughly 75 per cent of last week’s cash offering while the balance was yearlings. Competition on the Western Canadian market was good with all three Western Canadian packers…

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May 9, 2024 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Diving into the Beef Research Showcase

For this episode of The Bovine, Kara Oosterhuis attended the Beef Research Showcase held in Olds, AB. Oosterhuis is joined by: Tune in below, download for later, or find The Bovine on your favourite podcast platform! Just in case there’s something specific you’re looking for, we’ve included our guest list and time codes for your…

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May 8, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Scholarship applications open for the 2024 Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency award

It is no surprise that Canada’s beef industry continues to focus on the engagement of young entrants into the beef industry, whether that be grassroots producers, future leaders of our national and provincial organizations, or industry partners along the value chain. The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency (the Agency) continues to diversify its youth strategy with…

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May 6, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 6, 2024

In Alberta last week, fed steers and heifers both traded steady at the mid to high $250s/cwt. There was good competition among packers throughout the week. Dressed sales remain steady at $430-432/cwt delivered; with cattle traded being scheduled for pick up in one to two weeks. Alberta cash-to-futures basis is $9/cwt stronger than last week…

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May 6, 2024 News

Save the date for local 4-H Achievement Days

Alberta 4-H participants are getting set for another round of Achievement Days. Achievement Days mark the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work, dedication, and growth within 4-H clubs. These vibrant gatherings serve multiple purposes: There are a number of Achievement Days across the province. Below you’ll find a list of Achievement Days for…

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May 6, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Alberta Ag Plastic. Recycle It! program extended until December 2025

Alberta farmers can continue to recycle their grain bags and twine thanks to a recent extension of the successful Alberta Ag Plastic. Recycle It! pilot program. Cleanfarms, the non-profit organization operating the program, is excited to announce that it will continue until the end of 2025. This marks the second extension of the program, which launched in October…

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May 3, 2024 News

Alberta invests in irrigation infrastructure improvement

Alberta’s government has announced an investment of $19 million to revitalize the province’s irrigation infrastructure. The $19-million boost is a part of Budget 2024 and represents an increase of $5.5 million from the previous year. Producers and irrigation leaders have already identified priority areas for utilizing these funds effectively. Minister of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation,…

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  • Wildfire Resources

    ABP has developed a curated list of wildfire resources for livestock owners in Alberta. On it you'll find quick links to emergency alerts, livestock evacuee information, and more.

    Access the Resources

Cattle Report

Updated: 17/05/2024

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 430.00-433.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 430.00-433.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 298.00-300.00 (IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 298.00-300.00 (IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 252.66

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
5-Aug-24 234 326 --
2-Sep-24 232 330 --
30-Sep-24 230 332 3572
28-Oct-24 228 332 372
25-Nov-24 226 326 368
23-Dec-24 230 318 364
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
Last Updated on May 9, 2024

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