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June 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Hoping for rain, Buddy Up Month, and planning a pit roast

Welcome back to another episode of The Bovine!

(If you haven’t heard, that’s the name of our monthly audio show.)

On today’s episode, hear:

  • ABP Delegate and Medicine Hat area farmer, Craig Lehr, with an update on the dry conditions in his area;
  • Akash Asif from the Centre for Suicide Prevention on men’s mental health, the Centre’s ag persona, and #BuddyUp Month; and
  • Pitmaster Mel Chmilar Jr. breaks down what it takes to master an old-fashioned pit roast.

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About the Author

Debra grew up on a mixed farm, and has a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Alberta. She currently ranches alongside her family in Central Alberta, where she also fulfills her role as Stakeholder Relations Manager with Alberta Beef Producers.


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Updated: 12/06/2024


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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
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30-Sep-24 232 328 376
28-Oct-24 230 328 372
25-Nov-24 228 324 370
23-Dec-24 232 318 368
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
17-Feb-25 236 324 382
Last Updated on June 7, 2024

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