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US Trade- Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Canadian Dollar

$79.74
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August 4, 2021 Issues & Insights

Buyer Beware: Fraudsters taking advantage of high hay prices

Farmers and ranchers are being urged to use caution when making hay and feed-related purchases. According to Saskatchewan RCMP and Livestock Services Saskatchewan, several producers in the province have been the victims of fraud in trying to purchase hay. In the cases, advertisements placed on social media and other buy/sell platforms requested immediate payment, even…

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August 3, 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 26, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | On the Frontlines: An inside look at meat inspection during COVID-19

It’s been a tough year and a half. Everyone has endured their share of adversity during the COVID-19 pandemic, including those working in meat slaughter inspection. My name is Ryan Morris. I grew up in the beautiful town of Lacombe, Alberta before moving to Calgary to pursue an education. I graduated from the Southern Alberta…

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July 23, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | New grazing stewardship program for 6,000 Prairie acres

By Glenn Cheater, Alberta Farmer Express After growing its acres by 20 per cent last year, ALUS has lined up two big sponsors for a new initiative called Grazing Forward that will fund stewardship projects on 6,000 acres of Prairie ranchland. “A&W Canada and Cargill will together provide $1.8 million to support ranchers in Alberta,…

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July 22, 2021 Issues & Insights

Federal government announces early designation of Livestock Tax Deferral provision

On Thursday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the early designation of the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for prescribed drought regions, as well as federal support to Prairie provinces for immediate bilateral adjustments to AgriInsurance program to make drought-damaged crops available for feed. “Our Government is working closely with our provincial partners…

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July 15, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Ottawa ready to receive formal submissions for AgriRecovery

The federal government is ready to receive formal submissions for AgriRecovery, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau tweeted, following a Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture meeting, Thursday. Minister Bibeau shared that the federal government is ready to help, asked provinces to invoke the late participation provision of AgriStability, and urged the prairies to…

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Top Stories

August 4, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Premier, Ministers see the impacts of drought first-hand

August 4, 2021 Issues & Insights

Buyer Beware: Fraudsters taking advantage of high hay prices

August 4, 2021 Health & Production

What We're Watching | Experiencing drought stress? Ask the experts: webinar recording

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

$79.74   0.01

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