AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Canadian Dollar

$82.49
0.23
June 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

Latin labeling and the prairie crocus re-brand

Thanks to one observant reader, we did some digging on the prairie crocus In the May issue of ABP Magazine, our centre-fold featured an incredible photo of a prairie crocus beside an evocative description and its Latin name (or so we thought). Anemone patens Early settlers called this native Anemone the prairie crocus. This resilient perennial…

Read More
June 5, 2021 Issues & Insights

Shaping the direction of the CAP successor

If you have thoughts on the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), now’s your chance to share them, and help shape the direction of the next federal-provincial-territorial agreement. This week, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) launched the consultation process for CAP’s successor — the Next Agricultural Policy Framework (NPF). Moving from CAP to NPF CAP is a…

Read More
June 3, 2021 Issues & Insights

Edmonton-Area Producers: Join the land-use planning conversation

If you work in agriculture, you’re passionate about land-use planning, and the future of agriculture lands, you’ll want to engage with the Edmonton Metropolitan Region (EMR) on the development of a Regional Agriculture Master Plan (RAMP). What is Edmonton Metropolitan Region? Edmonton Metropolitan Region is a nearly 9,500 square-kilometer region around Edmonton. Spread over four…

Read More
June 3, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Livestock Price Insurance updates and deadlines

Producers have certainly noticed some changes taking place with the recently rebranded Livestock Price Insurance (LPI) program, formerly referred to as WLPIP. The calf insurance purchase deadline has been permanently extended into June, with the 2021 deadline set for June 10th and policy expirations available until February 21, 2022. Policy purchase hours are now available from 2-11 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays,…

Read More
June 3, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation recognized for 10 years of grassland education

Every year, the Alberta Emerald Foundation awards leaders and innovators in environmental stewardship and sustainable land use. This year — in the Land category — the Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation (GRPF) is being recognized for its tireless dedication to grassland education, with an Emerald Award. The GRPF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation…

Read More
June 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCIA — Traceability, tags and other resources

Importance of a traceability system Simply put, traceability is the ability to follow an item  or a group of items – be it animal, plant, food products  or ingredient – from one point in the supply chain to another, either backwards or forwards.  As a producer that purchases and applies approved Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) tags,…

Read More

Top Stories

June 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

An overview of the JBS Foods cyberattack

June 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

Alberta investing $1 million in Eastern Slopes riparian areas

June 11, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Young Guns and the future of the beef industry

Cattle Report

Updated: 11/06/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 139.94

Canadian Dollar

$82.49   0.23

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
6-Sep 140 180 -
4-Oct 142 182 200
1-Nov 142 184 198
29-Nov 140 180 196
24-Jan 154 180 198
21-Feb 152 182 208