AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 163.00 (TX, KN) last week
Rail: 264.00-265.00 (IA, NE) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 163.00 (TX, KN) last week
Rail: 264.00-265.00 (IA, NE) last week

Canadian Dollar



March 22, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Feed Your Future Virtual Career Fair - Canada-wide | Virtual

What types of jobs are available in the agriculture industry? Career opportunities include everything from:

  • Relationship Manager to Loans Analyst
  • Technology & Automation Experts to GPS & Precision Agriculture Data Analysts
  • Trading Assistants to Digital Integration Specialists

Through our Feed Your Future initiative, we are bringing you a series of virtual career events connecting employers and job seekers within Canadian agriculture and food. Careers in agriculture and food remain essential, and virtual recruiting is here to stay. The Feed Your Future initiative connects agri-food employers and job seekers virtually.

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March 28, 2023 - 7:00 p.m.

Cow patty critters and how they are affected by parasiticides applied to cattle | Virtual

Presented by Science Outreach – Athabasca

Speaker: Dr. Kevin Floate, Research Scientist, Insect Biocontrol, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

This presentation provides a general overview on the biology and ecology of insects that breed in cattle dung. This includes a description of the different groups of insects that form cow dung community, the ecological services that this community provides, and factors that affect community composition. Studies that assess the non-target effects of drug residues in dung of cattle treated with veterinary parasiticides are discussed.

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May 14-19, 2023

International Grassland Congress | Selkirk, MB

The XXV International Grasslands Congress is being held May 14-19, 2023, Covington, KY USA and the theme is “Grasslands for Soil, Animal, and Human Health.”  Topics at these Congresses range from grassland production and utilization to grassland policies and social issues. Other topics include livestock production systems, grassland ecology, grassland sustainability, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services. The impact of IGC Congresses extends long after the actual gathering of people with initiatives on the global future of grasslands.”

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July 3-6, 2023

2023 Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Conference

Each year the BIF symposium draws a large group of leading seedstock and commercial beef producers, academics and allied industry partners. The attendance list is a “who’s who” of the beef value chain, offering great networking opportunities and conversations about the issues of the day. Program topics focus on how the beef industry can enhance value through genetic improvement across a range of attributes that affect the value chain.

Learn more about this year’s symposium and what it offers to beef producers in this special episode of The Bovine.

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July 5-6, 2023

Alberta Range Stewardship Course | Medicine Hat, AB

Hosted by the Alberta Prairie Conservation Forum, this year’s course will take place at the Cottonwood Ranch near Medicine Hat.

Topic areas include:

  • Hands-on learning of range management principles
  • AUM and stocking rate calculations
  • Native plant identification
  • Range health assessment
  • Riparian management discussions
  • Species at risk
  • Rancher perspectives

For more information, contact sasha@albertapcf.org.

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Cattle Report

Updated: 27/03/2023


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Choice Steers

Live: 163.00 (TX, KN) last week
Rail: 264.00-265.00 (IA, NE) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 163.00 (TX, KN) last week
Rail: 264.00-265.00 (IA, NE) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 187.84

Canadian Dollar

$73.10   0.23

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19-Jun-23 212 278 -
17-Jul-23 206 - -
14-Aug-23 204 274 -
11-Sep-23 202 280 -
9-Oct-23 204 286 310
6-Nov-23 204 286 308
4-Dec-23 202 276 302
Last Updated on March 23, 2023