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US Trade- Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Canadian Dollar

$79.74
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Events

July 20 - July 29, 2021

Rural Crime Town Halls - Alberta

in the first of a series of town hall meetings scheduled across the province, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu is meeting with Albertans to hear their concerns about crime in their communities.

 

Dates and locations are subject to change.

  • Tuesday, July 20: MD of Foothills
    6 pm to 8 pm, Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society, 306097 192 Street W
  • Wednesday, July 21: Claresholm
    6 pm to 8 pm, Town of Claresholm office, 111 55 Avenue W
  • Thursday, July 22: Cardston
    9 am to 11 am, Tanner Centennial Seniors Centre, 260 1 Street W
  • Thursday, July 22: Redcliff
    7 pm to 9 pm, Town of Redcliff office, 1 3 Street NE
  • Friday, July 23: Drumheller area
    4 pm to 6 pm, Munson Community Hall, 201 Main Street, Munson
  • Tuesday, July 27: High Level
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Best Western Mirage, 9616 Highway 58
  • Thursday, July 29: Grande Prairie
    6:30 pm to 9 pm, Holiday Inn & Suites, Salon A & B, 9816 107 Street
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July 20 - 29, 2021 - 10:00am

Southern Alberta Grazing School for Women and Alberta Range Stewardship Course Online School

The Alberta Range Stewardship Course and Southern Alberta Grazing School for Women are partnering to bring you a virtual grazing school. This is a cooperative initiative of several organizations, including beef producers. The workshop will provide an opportunity for livestock producers and professionals to come together to share information and expertise. Our goal as we share experiences and information is to keep ranching operations sustainable in Alberta, economically, but also socially and environmentally. This will be the 4th year the course has been offered and will be online only due to COVID19 limitations.

Schedule:

10:00AM July 20, 2021 – Tame Grass on Native Grasslands: Risks & Opportunities

10:00AM July 22, 2021 – Interpreting and Applying Stocking Rates on Rangelands

10:00AM July 27, 2021 – Weed Ecology, Control & Species of Concern in Alberta

10:00AM July 29, 2021- Producer Perspectives (will not be recorded and only available live on July 29, 2021)

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July 20 and 27th, 2021 - 7:00-8:30 PM

Dugout Webinar Series - Virtual

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July 22, 2021 - 2:00 PM MT

Lakeland Agricultural Research Association Smokey Lake Summer Field Day

Join LARA for an opportunity to check out the 2021 trials, including:

  • ESN Cereal Trial
  • LARA Regional Variety Trial
  • Winter/Spring Regional Silage Trial
  • Oat Regional Variety Trial
  • Hemp Demonstration
  • Flax Demonstration

The tour will take place just off Highway 28, about a 1/2 mile north of Range Road 170

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July 27, 2021 - 7:00 PM MST

Webinar: Experiencing Drought Stress? Ask the Experts

Large parts of Canada and the Northern Great Plains are currently facing mild to severe drought. With feed supplies low and demand high you may be considering non-traditional feeds for your cattle. If you are thinking about grazing something new, questioning your water quality, wondering about animal health concerns you should be watching out for, considering purchasing greenfeed from non-traditional crops, or have general questions about managing cattle during a drought, here is your chance to get answers straight from the experts.

The BCRC is putting together a panel of nutrition and animal health experts to answer your drought-related nutrition questions. Questions will be answered live during an upcoming webinar on July 27th at 7:00pm MST.

There will be some time for Q and A during the live webinar but the best option for having your questions answered is to submit them ahead of time by including them in the question box when you register, replying on the blog post below, or email your questions to info@beefresearch.ca with the subject title Drought Webinar.

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July 28, 2021 - 9:00 AM MT

Olds College & the FCDC Lacombe Field Day - Lacombe, AB

Join Olds College and the Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) for the 2021 Lacombe Field Day presented by Alberta Barley on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Take part in this annual event to learn more about the amazing research and industry collaboration taking place at FCDC.

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July 28 - 6:00 PM CST

Do More Ag 'Talk it Out' Sessions - Virtual

Talk It Out is an expansion of Do More Ag’s Community Fund. With our commitment to change the culture of mental health in agriculture, we are proud to bring you this free opportunity to join your peers every second Wednesday to chat about mental health, and ask any questions you may have with our moderator.

The Talk It Out sessions will be led by mental health professional Lauren, we invite you to join us to talk more, ask more, and listen more, about mental health.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Lauren Van Ewyk is an engaging speaker, registered social worker, foster mom and agricultural mental health advocate. She also lives and works on an active family farm with her husband in Ontario.

Talk it Out is proudly presented by Farm Credit Canada.

DATES

July 28- 6:00 PM CST

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July 29, 2021 - 7:00 PM MT

Experiencing Drought Stress? Ask The Experts Webinar

Large parts of Canada and the Northern Great Plains are currently facing mild to severe drought. With feed supplies low and demand high you may be considering non-traditional feeds for your cattle. If you are thinking about grazing something new, questioning your water quality, wondering about animal health concerns you should be watching out for, considering purchasing greenfeed from non-traditional crops, or have general questions about managing cattle during a drought, here is your chance to get answers straight from the experts.

Hosted by the Beef Cattle Research Council.

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August 10 & 11, 2021 - All Day

AgSmart - Olds, AB

AgSmart is a two-day event focused on data and technology across the agriculture sector that will feature the following:

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August 14-15, 2021

Porkapalooza - Sherwood Park, AB

Porkapalooza is a cooking competition, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). The competition features prizes awarded in various categories by type of meat and a chef’s challenge.

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August 17, 2021

Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency Annual General Meeting - Virtual

The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency Annual General Meeting is held each year, where the Agency reports on the administration and investment of check-off dollars for the year, and where appointed delegates conduct the business of the Agency including election of the Agency Board, resolution debate and more. The AGM is open to all stakeholders free of charge.

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August 18, 2021 - 11:00am

Cleaning and sorting seed with Fusarium infection in mind - Virtual

When dealing with Fusarium infected seed, it is recommended to clean and sort your seed to reduce infection levels. However, not all cleaning technologies work the same. Additionally, it’s important to understand what results you can expect when cleaning your seed. Dr. Rex Newkirk, Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, will discuss these considerations and shed some light on what seed cleaning and sorting can and can’t do for FHB infected seed.

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August 31, 2021 - September 2, 2021

Canadian Beef Industry Conference 2021 - Virtual

Registration is now open for this year’s conference!

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September 18, 2021

Cowboy Kicks - Red Deer, AB

Uniquely Western, Cowboy Kicks is a fundraising experience where arts meets west. Through an exciting live auction, 6 packages featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and 4-feet high fibreglass cowboy boots, hand-painted by Albertan artists, will be auctioned off. There will also be 2-feet high, hand-painted fibreglass boots featured in the charity auction and a raffle. Guests will be treated to a hearty, western meal and beverage while enjoying an intimate performance from special guest Brett Kissel.

A limited quantity of tickets will be available for public sale starting at 10 am on July 12, 2021, through Tickets Alberta at ticketsalberta.ca.

For Cowboy Kicks sponsorship opportunities and general event inquiries, please contact Kathy Lacey by email at Kathy@timbercreekinvestments.ca or phone at 403-318-2339.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

John Waters Zoonotic Diseases Workshop

The John Waters Zoonotic Diseases Workshop is hosted every two to three years, and invites members of the human and animal health sciences community together for a discussion on current issues related to zoonotic diseases.

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Top Stories

August 4, 2021 Health & Production

What We're Watching | Experiencing Drought Stress? Ask the Experts: Webinar Recording

August 4, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Researchers looking for native rangelands in Alberta, Saskatchewan

August 4, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We're Reading | Klassen: Drought conditions spur on fall cattle run

Cattle Report

Updated: 04/08/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 144.80

Canadian Dollar

$79.74   0.01

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Oct 152 200 -
22-Nov 152 198 -
20-Dec 156 196 -
17-Jan 162 196 -
14-Feb 164 198 -
11-Apr 170 196 -
Last Updated on July 30, 2021