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November 12, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Recycling Council encourages landowners to consider on-farm composting

The Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) is hoping a new document will make it easier for landowners to consider on-farm composting. “This is a really cool project,” says Christina Seidel, Executive Director, RCA. “There have been challenges with traditional composting approaches that really look at composting as waste management…and that’s fraught with problems, because when…

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November 11, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Bringing innovations and expertise to Alberta ranchers

Twenty-eight producers in Alberta have new innovations and technologies on their farms, thanks to Rancher Researcher projects initiated by the Alberta Beef, Forage and Grazing Centre (ABFGC) and several Applied Research Associations. The projects started in 2017, with a three-year pilot. The Rancher Researcher Expansion Project started in 2020 and will wrap up next year….

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October 26, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Consumer trends through the pandemic

Toilet paper panic, endless zoom calls and the renaissance of homemade sourdough bread. Those are just a few of the images likely to be long associated with the pandemic of ’20-’21. As producers, you know about the challenges the shutdown posed in your world, but what about at the other end of the food spectrum?…

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October 21, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Cool New Tools: Water smarter – not harder

Here’s a refreshing new tool designed right here in Alberta. How about a watering device that saves countless trips to the field mid-winter to keep animals hydrated?  Lee Smith from Consort devised an invention that does this very thing. Water Box provides 24 24-hour- drinking water to livestock all winter long. No need to chop…

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October 19, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Managing ag plastics long-term — can product suppliers play a bigger role?

In Canada and around the world, certain industry sectors take responsibility for managing their products and packaging when consumers/users are finished with them (typically called at ‘end of life’) so the resources can be recovered and reinvested in the economy. In these cases, a variety of market forces encourage these companies, called ‘producers’, that supply…

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October 14, 2021 Innovation & Technology

New steel wrap-around RFID tags now available

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is announcing a new, metal wrap-around beef tag with RFID technology. The tag is produced by Shearwell Data. The microchip is overmolded in a plastic insert, allowing easy readability and uncompromised read range. In addition, Destron Fearing’s eTag (DMR RFID) has been upgraded. It now includes a fully molded outer…

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Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill's Nov 30 offer

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What We're Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

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Updated: 03/12/2021

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
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28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021