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April 10, 2024 Checking in with ABP

ABP moves to smaller, more affordable office

In an ongoing effort to maximize investment in programs that directly benefit producers, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is moving to a smaller, more affordable office space. “Our year ending March 31, 2022 showed that just under 25 per cent of our actual expenses went to administration,” says Brad Dubeau, General Manager of ABP. “We’ve made…

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March 27, 2024 News

Class 1 drivers in Alberta now have access to new learning pathway

The Government of Alberta is announcing changes to the pathway for Class 1 commercial drivers, and offering a new, farm-restricted Class 1 driver’s license Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) became a pre-licensing requirement for Class 1 commercial drivers in Alberta in 2019. Since then, MELT has been identified by the trucking industry as one of…

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March 26, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Cow-Calf Producers: Help guide check-off dollars

Have you heard of Beef Cattle Research Council’s (BCRC) Calf 911 resources? The resources include videos and pdf guides on everything from tube feeding newborn calves to understanding proper colostrum management. And they were inspired thanks to producer responses to the once-every-five-years Canadian Cow-Calf Survey. Collecting credible information directly from producers helps the industry Cow-Calf Producers, Your Perspective…

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March 25, 2024 News

4-H Canada youth blaze trail to the Canada-Wide Science Fair

Two finalists from the 4-H Canada Science Fair — Mark Norregaard of Balzac, AB, and Nia Smith from Brandon, MB — have earned their way to the prestigious 2024 Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). Following an initial virtual round in January 2024, the second round of the 4-H Canada Science Fair was hosted by Olds College…

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March 16, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Introducing our new photography influencers for 2024

HOLLY NICOLL @holly.nicoll I was called a ‘tom boy’ growing up on a cattle ranch west of Calgary. Mom couldn’t get me in a dress, but she knew how much I loved my cowboy boots and baseball caps. Not much has changed. Horses, branding pens, wheat fields, beautiful skies and dusty backroads make me happy….

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March 11, 2024 Issues & Insights

U.S. finalizes country-of-origin labelling rule

The United States Department of Agriculture (UDSA) has officially changed its voluntary “Product of the USA” labeling regulations, as of March 11, 2024. The rule states that to qualify for the label meat must be derived from animals born, raised, slaughtered and processed in the U.S. The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) says they are disappointed…

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February 28, 2024 Checking in with ABP

ABP announces 2024 Board of Directors

Following a successful Annual General Meeting (AGM), Alberta Beef Producers is pleased to announce the 2024 Board of Directors. The 2024 Board’s first meeting was called to order following the AGM, where Directors elected the Executive, with: In addition to networking with ABP delegates, AGM attendees heard updates from staff, saw discussion on resolutions, and had…

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February 21, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Join us at ABP’s 2024 Annual General Meeting

Save the date! Join Alberta Beef Producers at our Annual General Meeting to connect with delegates, staff, beef producers, and industry representatives. For the first year, we are holding the AGM in conjunction with the Alberta Beef Industry Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary. Date: Tuesday February 27, 2024 1:00 PM – Wednesday,…

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February 21, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Immerse yourself in research at the Beef Research Showcase in March

One of Alberta Beef Producers’ core strategies is to enhance the competitiveness of Alberta cattle operations through research and innovation. All research funding decisions are made by producers, for producers, and it only reaches its full value to producers when it is shared. One way you can immerse yourself in the research is by joining…

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February 6, 2024 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Starting fresh, but not over

After a brief pause, The Bovine is back! We’re switching gears a bit with a new voice as host, while continuing to cover the dynamic content covering all facets of your operation into the podcast. Let’s call it Season 2, Episode 1. We’re starting fresh, but not over. We can’t give away too much of…

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February 1, 2024 News

Alberta announces water-sharing negotiations

For the first time since 2001, the Government of Alberta has authorized the Drought Command Team to begin negotiations with major water license holders in southern Alberta river basins. The hope is to complete at least one water-sharing agreement for each of the Red Deer River, Box River, and Oldman River basins. The water-sharing agreements…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/04/2024

Steers

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Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

Heifers

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Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 250.84

Canadian Dollar

$72.82   0.32

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
8-Jul-24 226 -- --
5-Aug-24 222 318 --
2-Sep-24 220 324 --
30-Sep-24 220 324 366
28-Oct-24 218 324 366
25-Nov-24 216 320 364
23-Dec-24 222 312 360
Last Updated on April 11, 2024

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