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May 28, 2024 News

Alberta government seeks to recognize outstanding volunteers

The Alberta provincial government is on a mission to honour those who have made a positive difference in their communities through their unwavering volunteer efforts. The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards program, now in its 24th year, celebrates outstanding individuals who exemplify the spirit of community service and inspire others to engage in volunteerism. Nominations…

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May 27, 2024 Health & Production

Understanding the challenges of ergot toxicity in livestock

Ergot, a fungal infection that impacts cereal crops, can pose health risks to cattle if consumed in high amounts. Dr. Kim Stanford, a researcher at the University of Lethbridge, is studying ergot toxicity to better understand this challenging mycotoxin and provide guidance to livestock producers. Dr. Stanford recently joined an episode of The Bovine, to…

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May 27, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 27, 2024

In Alberta last week, weighted average fed steer and heifer prices closed the week around $259/cwt live, fully steady with the previous week. Fed cattle prices did establish new record highs last week. Competition on the cash market was good with all three Western Canadian packers buying cattle. Dressed sales were reported from $430.00-436.50/cwt FOB…

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May 23, 2024 Health & Production

Turning cows out to pasture

ABP is excited to feature the writings of Barry Yaremcio, ruminant nutritionist and production management consultant. Barry is a trusted voice in cattle nutrition and forage production, operating Yaremcio Ag Consulting Ltd. This article was originally published on his BYOB Blog, which can be found on his website. Pastures that were grazed intensely last year will take longer…

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May 22, 2024 Business Tools

Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies supporting wildfire evacuees

In the face of wildfires, the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies (AAAS) has stepped up to provide critical assistance to evacuees and their livestock. As flames continue to threaten communities across the province, AAAS has mobilized its network of agricultural facilities to offer refuge and support. AAAS is recognizing the urgency of the situation and…

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May 22, 2024 Health & Production

Fire safety tips for farmyards and pastures

Farm infrastructure and feedstock fires can be devastating. Careful planning reduces the risk. Prairie summers bring heat, thunderstorms, and bugs, but unfortunately, the season also comes with the risk of forest, grass, and farmyard fires. Brad Andres, Director of Emergency Management Services at Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation explains the standard three steps of ‘Personal Preparedness’:…

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May 22, 2024 Health & Production

Considerations when using alternative feeds – have you done your homework?

This article was originally posted on the Beef Cattle Research Council’s website on February 22, 2024. Alternative or non-conventional feeds, such as grain screenings, cull potatoes or distillers’ grains, can be an economical means for beef cattle producers to supplement forage and grain inventories while continuing to meet animal nutritional requirements. However, due to variability…

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May 21, 2024 News

Ducks Unlimited Canada and PepsiCo join forces on program for unproductive cropland

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and PepsiCo have joined forces in a partnership aimed at enhancing sustainability within the agricultural sector. The collaboration focuses on providing additional incentives to producers enrolled in Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) Sustainability Incentive Program, specifically those growing oats or canola within their crop rotation. Producers based in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba…

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May 21, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 20, 2024

Last week, Alberta fed market traded actively. There was good competition among packers, despite lack of interest from U.S. packers. Both steers and heifers this week traded slightly stronger in the high $250s to 260/cwt after trading sideway for the past three weeks. Dressed sales were reported at $430-437/cwt, with most sales in $430-432/cwt. Cattle…

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May 21, 2024 News

North American cattle representatives sign joint statement for a safe, strong, integrated market

Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) representatives were in Mexico this week to attend the Confederación Nacional de Organizaciones Ganaderas’ (CNOG) annual meeting, as well as a trilateral meeting. Representatives discussed united efforts to continue advocating for an integrated North American market, with a focus on protecting herds from animal diseases and advocating for greater oversight and…

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May 17, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Advancing the beef industry through research

In the heart of Alberta, where cattle graze on vast prairies, the Beef Research Showcase unfolded — a gathering of industry experts, researchers, students, and passionate producers. Among the voices that resonated during this event was that of Karin Schmid, Beef Production and Extension Lead at Alberta Beef Producers (ABP). Schmid, who recently joined an…

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May 16, 2024 News

Food waste solutions: Winners of Novel Technologies Stream announced

As part of Canadian Innovation Week 2024, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lawrence MacAulay, announced the two grand prize winners of the Novel Technologies Streams for the Food Reduction Challenge: Clean Works Inc., and Genecis Bioindustries Inc. The challenge, launched in November 2020 in partnership with Impact Canada, supports high-impact solutions to food waste…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/06/2024

Steers

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Choice Steers

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Choice Heifers

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Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 264.41

Canadian Dollar

$73.09   0.37

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
2-Sep-24 234 326 --
30-Sep-24 232 328 376
28-Oct-24 230 328 372
25-Nov-24 228 324 370
23-Dec-24 232 318 368
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
17-Feb-25 236 324 382
Last Updated on June 7, 2024

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