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May 5, 2023 Business Tools

What We’re Streaming | The Getting Through Drought podcast series

By the Rural Routes to Climate Solutions Podcast We’ve been working on the Getting Through Drought podcast series—a series specifically for cow-calf producers in Alberta—for the better part of a year now. The series covers topics such as grazing, how to make a drought plan, water management, and feed alternatives. We are hoping with this…

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September 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Initial regions for Livestock Tax Deferral provision announced

The Government of Canada has declared the initial regions eligible for the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for 2022, including a large portion of Central and Southern Alberta. “Canada’s producers continue to show remarkable resilience as they face challenges and uncertainty due to extreme weather conditions,” says Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau. “Designation of…

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August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Optimism has returned with the rains for the cattle sector

Producers still dealing with drought fallout, but looking ahead to better days By Alexis Kienlen, Alberta Farmer Express Cattle producers are feeling cautiously hopeful, thanks to June and July rains. “It’s a sigh of huge relief, as least what I experienced in this area — it’s just a burden of worry lifted,” said Fred Lozeman,…

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June 6, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Dry spring forcing some Alberta cattle ranchers to evaluate their herds

By CBC News After last year’s summer drought prompted many Alberta cattle ranchers to cull their herds, ongoing dry weather this winter and spring, especially in the southern part of the province, could mean more of the same. “If we don’t get some significant rainfall, you know, in my area in the next couple of weeks,…

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February 16, 2022 Weather

Growing forward into the 2022 grazing season

It might be difficult to keep top of mind while pastures and native grassland are frozen this winter but, under the snow, the land that suffered through extreme heat and drought in 2021 is in distress. As we look ahead to the 2022 grazing season, it will be important to engage in pasture rejuvenation strategies…

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November 17, 2021 Issues & Insights

Flooding devastates B.C. producers

Farmers and ranchers in British Columbia are dealing with the devastation of flooding and mudslides that are causing feed and milk transportation disruptions, evacuations, and forcing some livestock owners to abandon their animals. On Tuesday, the City of Abbotsford issued an urgent notice to residents of Sumas Prairie — part of the Fraser Lowland —…

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July 9, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Saving the Herd: Beef producers urging government action on drought relief

With severe drought conditions affecting livestock operations across the prairies, beef producers are urging government action on drought relief. Perspectives – Conditions across the province – Insurance and alternate feed options – Contact your local municipality – Additional resources Perspectives “The lack of moisture and extremely high environmental temperatures in our area are quickly decimating…

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January 8, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories of 2020

Environment Canada – In a year where headlines were dominated by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Canada also saw its share of memorable weather events. Environment Canada released a list of some of the most noteworthy to end the year. From a list of 100 significant weather happenings across Canada in 2020, events were ranked from one…

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December 5, 2020 Weather

What We’re Reading | 20 Signs of a Hard Winter Ahead

Before there were weather apps for your smartphone, Doppler radar, or the National Weather Service, our ancestors looked to the signs from nature to prepare for what was to come. A wonderful friend of Farmers’ Almanac’s Editor, Ray Geiger’s, Cleveland weather guru Dick Goddard put together a laundry list of 20 signs of nature that can predict a harsh…

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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.

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Updated: 17/05/2024

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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 --
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