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Drought

“As crops begin to grow moisture demand will increase. As a general rule, at their peak crops need about 25 mm of water per week for optimum growth along with warm temperatures to speed maturity ahead of fall frosts. With low soil moisture reserves lingering across many areas, well timed, near normal moisture will be needed over the coming weeks.”
– Agricultural Moisture Situation Update (June 7, 2022)


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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
17-Apr-23 202 234 -
15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023