AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

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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
February 13, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Digital technology coming to Canadian agriculture in waves

Moose Jaw Today by Ron Walter New technology changed agriculture when global positioning service (GPS) first became available about 20 years ago. GPS allows farmers to map fields for fertilizer and chemical needs and reduce or increase these inputs as necessary. The year 2021 may become known as the year agriculture once again adopted new…

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February 12, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Cutting cattle methane emissions through feed studied

BEEF by Willie Vogt When discussing greenhouse gases, a critical measure is methane. The gas has greater impact than carbon dioxide on climate science, and often livestock are considered the key culprit. A Dutch company may have found the answer for cattle contributions with a feed additive that cuts methane emissions from livestock by as…

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February 12, 2021 Uncategorized

Bullseye: Targeting for Beef

And today, it also lends credibility to the value of the calf for the cattle feeder and to the packer as a carcass. The end product is always beef and in the future advanced genetic improvements may also be predictable and palatable to the plate. Phenotype or the visibly physical characteristics of the bull were…

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February 12, 2021 Trailblazers

Check-off at Work | Canadian beef partners launch campaign highlighting University chefs and Canadian beef farmers

“Across the country, college and university chefs feed thousands and thousands of students every day. For chefs and students, it is all about nutrition, affordability and taste—students say the reputation of an institution’s foodservice influences their decision to apply for admission. This has resulted in institutions hiring some of the most skilled chefs around,” according to…

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February 11, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We’re Reading | Disaster averted: Cattle set-aside does its job

Alberta Farmer Express by Alexis Kienlen It was a response to a crisis that threatened to overwhelm Alberta’s cattle sector — but seven months later the cattle set-aside program has come to an end. And it’s clear it’s been a success, says the chair of the Alberta Cattle Feeders Association. “I think the program did…

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February 11, 2021 Trailblazers

Finding Opportunity in the Midst of Catastrophe

No question, the beef industry has been changed and challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our strategic approach has been all about responding, recovering and resetting, as the pandemic continues to disrupt business as usual, creating the next normal. Retail and food service operators are all responding by experimenting and innovating, recognizing that there are opportunities…

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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