AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 304.00-305.00 del (bids/sales)

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 304.00-305.00 del (bids/sales)

US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE)
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE)
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA)

Canadian Dollar

$74.21
0.26

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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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 6, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.

Early Detection and Rapid Response Priorities in SE Michigan | Virtual

Presented by: Shikha Singh, PhD. JLW CISMA

For those in the field of invasion biology, or residents who are trying to manage their property, it can sometimes feel like a race against time until the next species appears! We will discuss some of the priority species for our region, such as European frog-bit, mile-a-minute weed, red swamp crayfish, and Japanese stiltgrass. We have two highways that run through our CISMA which see heavy traffic from Chicago to Ann Arbor, and connects southern Michigan to both northern Michigan and Ontario. We wish to share some of our challenges and successes in hopes to better prepare land managers for what is coming their way, and some of our educational efforts aimed at prevention.

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December 6, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cattle Condition Workshop: Nutrition & Genomics! | Spruce Grove, AB

Join WCFA and Courtney O’Keefe – Ruminant Nutritionist & John Basarab – Livestock Gentec, and research teams from Olds College and Lakeland College for a full day of learning on factors that could beef up your herd!

Located at the Border Paving Athletic Centre

  • Limited seats available
  • Deadline to register December 2nd, 2022. No ticket sales at door.
  • Catered Lunch Included
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December 7, 2022 - 12:00 p.m.

Buddy Up: Build Up Celebration Event | Virtual

Buddy Up is a men’s suicide prevention campaign from the Centre for Suicide Prevention. This session will include:

• Build Up overview
• Educational component review
• Example activity
• Champion interview
• Buddy Up campaign overview

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December 7 - 9, 2022

Prairie Cereals Summit | Banff, AB

Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 5th annual Prairie Cereals Summit (PCS) in iconic Banff.

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December 7, 2022 - 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Alberta Barley AGM | Banff, AB

Alberta Barley’s AGM is being held in conjunction with the Prairie Cereals Summit.

*Please note, while all are welcome to attend the AGM portion of the Prairie Cereals Summit, only directors and delegates are able to vote on resolutions.

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December 12, 14, and 16, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Farm Financial Fluency Training Program | Virtual

Farm Management Canada, in partnership with MNP, is pleased to offer Canadian beef farmers the opportunity to sign up for our Farm Financial Fluency training program.

Through the Farm Financial Fluency program, you will learn:

  • Why financial reporting is important and to whom
  • Key differences between types of financial reporting and who uses what
  • Different farm business structures and their impact on financial reporting
  • How to interpret your financial statements (balance sheet, income statement)
  • Financial ratios and how to use them to analyze risk
  • How to spot potential financial issues and opportunities
  • Tools and resources available to manage financial risk

The program consists of three 2-hour sessions spaced out to allow time for reflection and homework.

There is also an optional complimentary meeting (60 minutes) with an MNP business advisor to discuss the interpretation of your own financial statements.

Cost: $250+hst

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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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December 16, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Growing Profit From The Ground Up | Flat Lake, AB

These soil gurus will get you to look down and dirty at your soil, and find ways to improve your soil health and overall farm productivity to grow your profit from the ground up.

Featuring guest speakers: Jay Fuhrer, Jimmy Emmons and Dr. Kris Nichols.

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January 10, 2023 - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Feet in the Field, Eyes on the Stars Researcher Feature | Edmonton, AB

We’ve been out in the field, and now it’s time to come together and showcase the research bringing Alberta’s agriculture industry to new heights.

RDAR is proud to host Feet in the Field, Eyes on the Stars: our inaugural ag research showcase. This unique, must-see event will focus on the ‘stars’ – Alberta’s leading ag researchers and producers, brought together to showcase the impact research projects are having in the field. Feet in the Field, Eyes on the Stars is a celebration of the important and exciting ag research taking place in our province. Register today to hear firsthand the highlights of RDAR’s 2021/2022 business year and talk to the researchers deeply involved in the projects having an impact on Alberta’s producers.

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January 17, 2023 - 10:00 a.m.

Mental Health: Building Resiliency Together Webinar | Virtual

An AHEM and Do More Agriculture partnership

‘Building Resiliency Together’ is a workshop designed to introduce participants to mental health in agriculture, highlight how to support ourselves and others, the importance of refilling our own cups and how to have conversations about mental health. This will be a “hands on” workshop with group exercises to engage participants and practice having conversations.

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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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January 24-25, 2023

CrossRoads - Alberta's Crop Conference | Edmonton, AB

Attend CrossRoads — Alberta’s new Crop Conference this January 24 to 25, 2023, at the Edmonton Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

CrossRoads 2023 features keynote speakers Vance Crowe and Chris Koch, talks by industry experts on continued successful crop production in Western Canada, and a chance to socialize, network, and share ideas with your peers in the agriculture community.

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January 25, 2023 - 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Alberta Wheat Commission AGM | Edmonton, AB

The Alberta Wheat Commission welcomes our wheat farmers and industry friends to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in collaboration with CrossRoads – Alberta’s Crop Conference!

Those who pre-register and attend the meeting, will be entered to win a new Yeti Tundra hard cooler as a door prize!

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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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March 7-8, 2023

Alberta Invasive Species Council Annual Conference | Olds, AB

AISC is hosting its 10th annual conference and AGM in person at Old College. A variety of sessions focused on invasive species as well as certified pesticide applicator credits will be offered.

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March 21, 2023 - 10:00 a.m.

Mental Health: Building Resiliency Together Webinar | Virtual

An AHEM and Do More Agriculture partnership

‘Building Resiliency Together’ is a workshop designed to introduce participants to mental health in agriculture, highlight how to support ourselves and others, the importance of refilling our own cups and how to have conversations about mental health. This will be a “hands on” workshop with group exercises to engage participants and practice having conversations.

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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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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/12/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 304.00-305.00 del (bids/sales)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 304.00-305.00 del (bids/sales)

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE)
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE)
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 144.64

Canadian Dollar

$74.21   0.26

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022