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Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

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Events

September 2022 - March 2023 - 7:00 p.m.

2022/23 BCRC Webinar Series

This year’s webinars will address nutrition, record keeping and an update on the Canadian Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network. Select webinars will be available for continuing education credits for Canadian veterinarians and RVTs.

BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.

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September-October - 10:00-1:30 p.m.

Emergency Management Workshop for Agriculture | Virtual

Federal and provincial government departments follow a formal Incident Command System (ICS) approach when responding to emergencies. This workshop offers the basic content of ICS 100 training and adapts it for agriculture, including added agricultural examples and scenarios.

The workshop is being offered as two 3.5-hour sessions. Part A provides an overview and general concepts. Part B goes into roles and functions of incident command. A minimum of eight participants
are required per date and a maximum of 20. Participants must attend both portions in order to complete the workshop.

Workshop Dates:

Part A Sessions: September 26, October 3, October 26, 2022

Part B Sessions: September 28, October 5, October 28, 2022

There is no cost to participants, but registration is required. Read more from AHEM.

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September 30, 2022

Deadline: Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta Awards

Each year, CMHA, Alberta Division recognizes mental health leaders, innovators and volunteers who advance the mental health of all Albertans.

Hundreds of volunteers and staff members across Alberta make the Canadian Mental Health Association work. Without their dedicated efforts, CMHA would be missing the leadership, direction and resources essential to a community-based organization. The Division Awards Program provides the opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievement of its volunteers, as well as individuals and organizations in the community who best exemplify the spirit of the CMHA in Alberta.

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September 30 - October 2, 2022

Olds Fall Classic | Olds, AB

Breed Shows highlight the following breeds: Black Angus, Blonde, Charolais, Hereford, Limousin, Red Angus, Shorthorn Simmental, and Speckle Park, as well as the Stars of Tomorrow Jackpot Calf Show.

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October 1 and 2, 2022

Technical Large Animal Emergency Response | Slave Lake, AB

This year, the TLAER roadshow will be stopping in three locations across Alberta to deliver 2 days of in-person training with Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Husted!
The Technical Large Animal Emergency Response (TLAER) Awareness Training Roadshow delivers training on how to properly prepare for and respond to large animal emergencies.
These training sessions teach participants about the latest concepts, techniques, procedures, and equipment being used today. All the while teaching them how to work together on a scene and build an incident action plan. 
This training is open to anyone but is geared towards fire department personnel, first responders, veterinarians, search & rescue members, animal rescue specialists, livestock breeders, horse trainers, and any large animal owner that wants to be more prepared. All who attend both full days will receive a certificate of completion. Those that attend are also eligible for 16 CE hours.
Register By: 4:00 p.m., September 26, 2022
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October 4, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Prescribed Fire Workshop | Tongue Creek Ranch, AB

Join Foothills Forage & Grazing Association for day at Tongue Creek Ranch looking at how they have used prescribed fires as a tool to reverse the encroachment of grasslands by wood species (brush and trees). The workshop will include how the use fire as a management tool. Discussions will include burn strategies, tactics, safety, tools as well as permits, and regulations required to burn. Weather permitting, the afternoon will include some hands-on burning.

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October 4 and 5, 2022

Technical Large Animal Emergency Response | Olds, AB

This year, the TLAER roadshow will be stopping in three locations across Alberta to deliver 2 days of in-person training with Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Husted!
The Technical Large Animal Emergency Response (TLAER) Awareness Training Roadshow delivers training on how to properly prepare for and respond to large animal emergencies.
These training sessions teach participants about the latest concepts, techniques, procedures, and equipment being used today. All the while teaching them how to work together on a scene and build an incident action plan. 
This training is open to anyone but is geared towards fire department personnel, first responders, veterinarians, search & rescue members, animal rescue specialists, livestock breeders, horse trainers, and any large animal owner that wants to be more prepared. All who attend both full days will receive a certificate of completion. Those that attend are also eligible for 16 CE hours.
Register By: 4:00 p.m., September 20, 2022
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October 5, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Using Cattle Behavior to your Advantage | Benalto, AB

Join Red Deer County Ag Services and special guest speakers on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 to learn how we can use our cattle’s behaviour to our advantage. Topics include low-stress handling, wetland stocking and wildlife predation.

Seating is limited, get your tickets now!

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October 6, 2022 - 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Livestock Watering Tour | Claresholm, AB

Join Foothills Forage and Grazing Association and VXV Farms for: information on spring development, dams, winter troughs, year-round systems, and adapting during drought, as well as an OFCAF update from DRAR.

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October 8 and 9, 2022

Technical Large Animal Emergency Response | Taber, AB

This year, the TLAER roadshow will be stopping in three locations across Alberta to deliver 2 days of in-person training with Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Husted!
The Technical Large Animal Emergency Response (TLAER) Awareness Training Roadshow delivers training on how to properly prepare for and respond to large animal emergencies.
These training sessions teach participants about the latest concepts, techniques, procedures, and equipment being used today. All the while teaching them how to work together on a scene and build an incident action plan. 
This training is open to anyone but is geared towards fire department personnel, first responders, veterinarians, search & rescue members, animal rescue specialists, livestock breeders, horse trainers, and any large animal owner that wants to be more prepared. All who attend both full days will receive a certificate of completion. Those that attend are also eligible for 16 CE hours.
Register By: 3:59 p.m., October 2, 2022
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October 11, 2022 - 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

AALL Dinner and Information Session | Lethbridge, AB

Join us for dinner as we introduce you to the Alberta AgriSystems Living Lab (AALL)!

Where Research Meets Reality

The AALL is looking for beef, forage, and cropping producers interested in partnering with researchers to implement or adapt certain BMPs on their operations and also:

  • Obtain data on the impacts of a practice change
  • Validate how certain practices may improve productivity and/or profitability
  • Measure and validate environmental benefits
  • Explore the integration of crop and livestock production systems

This is a unique opportunity for producers to be “hands-on” at every step of the process – from design through to implementation.

 

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October 12, 2022 - 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

AALL Dinner and Information Session | Winfield, AB

Join us for dinner as we introduce you to the Alberta AgriSystems Living Lab (AALL)!

Where Research Meets Reality

The AALL is looking for beef, forage, and cropping producers interested in partnering with researchers to implement or adapt certain BMPs on their operations and also:

  • Obtain data on the impacts of a practice change
  • Validate how certain practices may improve productivity and/or profitability
  • Measure and validate environmental benefits
  • Explore the integration of crop and livestock production systems

This is a unique opportunity for producers to be “hands-on” at every step of the process – from design through to implementation.

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October 13, 2022 - 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

AALL Dinner and Information Session | Grande Prairie, AB

Join us for dinner as we introduce you to the Alberta AgriSystems Living Lab (AALL)!

Where Research Meets Reality

The AALL is looking for beef, forage, and cropping producers interested in partnering with researchers to implement or adapt certain BMPs on their operations and also:

  • Obtain data on the impacts of a practice change
  • Validate how certain practices may improve productivity and/or profitability
  • Measure and validate environmental benefits
  • Explore the integration of crop and livestock production systems

This is a unique opportunity for producers to be “hands-on” at every step of the process – from design through to implementation.

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October 18, 2022 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Cook Smart Cooking Demo | Virtual

Join Registered Dietitians Emilia Heiman & Sarah Jean-Noel in collaboration with Canada Beef as they prepare a delicious Tandoori Steak with Roasted Curried Cauliflower.

This online class will demonstrate the simple solution of ‘cook once eat twice’, as one of the ways to tackle the ‘dinner dilemma’ we each face daily to get dinner on the table. This is just one of the time-saving strategies to help you cook smarter with fresh foods! Cook Smart strategies help you get nourishing meals on the table with less fuss and less stress.

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October 19, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.

AALL Information Session | Virtual

Join us for dinner as we introduce you to the Alberta AgriSystems Living Lab (AALL)!

Where Research Meets Reality

The AALL is looking for beef, forage, and cropping producers interested in partnering with researchers to implement or adapt certain BMPs on their operations and also:

  • Obtain data on the impacts of a practice change
  • Validate how certain practices may improve productivity and/or profitability
  • Measure and validate environmental benefits
  • Explore the integration of crop and livestock production systems

This is a unique opportunity for producers to be “hands-on” at every step of the process – from design through to implementation.

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October 29, 2022 - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Youth Cattle Handling Clinic | W.A. Ranches, University of Calgary

W.A. Ranches is inviting youth aged 12-18 to attend the Youth Cattle Handling Clinic instructed by Dr. Maria Camila Ceballos, Assistant Professor of Beef Cattle Welfare at UCVM.

The cost is $20/participant, payable at the clinic.

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2022

For more information or to register, email Robyn Kurbel.

October 31, 2022

Deadline: ABP Delegate Nominations

Becoming an ABP delegate is one of many ways you can become more involved in Alberta’s beef industry. ABP is a proud, grassroots producer-led organization, working on behalf of cattle and beef producers in Alberta. We need strong members in our delegate body to provide leadership and connect with producers.

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November 1-2, 2022

Cattle Drone School | Claresholm, AB

The Cattle Drone School will focus on livestock uses for drones, with more focus on thermal cameras and zoom capabilities for locating and monitoring cattle.

Through research focused on cattle and forage, Dr. John Church, Thompson Rivers University, has been investigating uses for drone technology in cattle for almost a decade. He will be sharing both aspects of his research and insights into commercial ranch aspects.

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November 1-2, 2022

Ag Drone School | Forestburg, AB

Our Ag Drone School deals with every aspect of productive, safe, and legal use of remotely piloted aerial systems by farmers & agronomists.

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November 2-4, 2022

Grow Our People Summit | Niagara Falls, ON

The Grow Our People Summit will create the most topical, actionable and fun opportunity for people in Canadian agriculture and food to come together to learn, connect and grow.

This ‘unconference’ experience focuses on our most important assets – our people.  Business skills, people skills and networking.  Connect with colleagues old and new, engage with your team and meet some new friends.

TIme is built in for team, client and board meetings – formally or informally.
Niagara Falls is a fun location to eat, drink and experience one of the most beautiful wonders of the world.

It’s worth the trip to the Summit – plan to attend the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair or Gala, the Best of CAMA awards or the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame awards – all in the same week!

Register before June 30, 2022 for a chance to win a trip to Disney World!

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November 2 - 6, 2022

Canadian Finals Rodeo | Red Deer, AB

Preparation and planning for CFR 48 are in full gallop, and organizers and partners are excited about what is sure to be an incredible week in central Alberta, including the rodeo performances, an enhanced CFR Tradeshow, Nightly Buckle Presentations, live-music Cabaret, and several new family-oriented activations at Westerner Park and in the community of Red Deer overall.

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November 3-4, 2022

Cattle Drone School | Spruce View, AB

The Cattle Drone School will focus on livestock uses for drones, with more focus on thermal cameras and zoom capabilities for locating and monitoring cattle.

Through research focused on cattle and forage, Dr. John Church, Thompson Rivers University, has been investigating uses for drone technology in cattle for almost a decade. He will be sharing both aspects of his research and insights into commercial ranch aspects.

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November 7-8, 2022

Ag Drone School | Beiseker, AB

Our Ag Drone School deals with every aspect of productive, safe, and legal use of remotely piloted aerial systems by farmers & agronomists.

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November 8, 2022 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bridging the Gap: Farm Transition Workshop | Red Deer, AB

The Bridging the Gap Workshop welcomes farm families to work with Farm Management Canada and our presenting partners MNP & AFSC to help make meaningful progress in their farm transition journey.

This workshop is uniquely designed to engage multiple generations working together on the family farm in meaningful discussions to better understand each others’ concerns and considerations for the future of the farm.

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November 13 - 19, 2022

Ranching for Profit School | Okotoks, AB

SOLD OUT

Foothills Forage is excited to host a Ranching For Profit School with Dallas Mount. The 7-day school will take place Nov 13-19, 2022 at the Best Western Plus in Okotoks. For more information, please contact Laura at FFGA: (403) 995-9466 or manager@foothillsforage.com

November 18, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Farm Transition Planning | Peace River, AB

Peace Country Beef & Forage Association is excited to welcome Elaine Froese back to the Peace Region for her famous one-day workshop: Finding Fairness in Farm Transition. Through this workshop, Elaine will give attendees tips and pointers for successfully working through the ‘undiscussabull’.

For a sneak peak of this Session, listen to their Coffee Cows & Crops Episode with Elaine Froese.

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Nov 22-24, 2022

AgEx Conference | Canmore, AB and Virtual

The Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) welcomes anyone and everyone from farmers to advisors, academia, organizations, private industry, and government to join us to exchange expertise and insights to continue to position Canada’s farmers for success through farm management excellence.

This year’s Conference theme, Reaching New Heights, is a celebration of the opportunities ahead for Canadian agriculture and acknowledging and embracing the farm business management practices that provide the foundation for success.

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November 29 - December 2, 2022

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association Conference | Virtual

The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) is hosting its 13th Annual Conference Nov. 29 to Dec. 2.

With the theme Cross Pollination: Co-Creating Ideas in the Forage Industry, this virtual, fully bilingual, event offers a program packed with educational sessions on a variety of themes including living labs, grazing management and exports.

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December 13-15, 2022

Western Canada Conference on Soil Health & Grazing | Edmonton, AB

Two great conferences come together: Western Canada Conference on Soil Health & Western Canadian Grazing Conference.

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January 20, 2023

Ladies Livestock Lessons | Near Cremona, AB

Ladies Livestock Lessons is a workshop designed for women involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock. It was developed with the goals of encouraging and educating women in the business and to facilitate the opportunity to expand their professional network. It offers hands-on activities, classroom sessions and the opportunity for women to socialize and connect with other women in the industry.

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February 9, 2023

Ranching Opportunities Conference | Olds College, AB

Ranching Opportunities Conference is designed for producers involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock. It was developed with the goal of promoting environmentally and economically sustainable livestock production.

This event covers a wide range of topics related to on-farm best practices for natural resource and livestock management and economic development. Each year the organizing team ensures the topics are interesting and relevant to the current industry climate. Workshop sessions have included livestock handling demonstrations, off-site watering system demonstrations, manure management, producer panels on a variety of topics, market updates, livestock health and much, much more.

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February 21-23, 2023

Alberta Soil Science Workshop Annual Meeting | Calgary, AB

This year’s ASSW theme is: “Challenges for Soil Science in Response to Changing Needs.”

Stay tuned for details

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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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Steers

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Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

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Canadian Dollar

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Last Updated on September 22, 2022