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June 18, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Virtual platform assists producers in managing land access

Designed to bridge the gap between landowners and hunting and recreational users, the Canadian Land Access Systems (CLAS) virtual platform gives producers and other landowners the ability to specify rules and limit liability for land access, all through an online interface. “The story of CLAS begins with two guys talking over coffee at the end of a long…

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June 8, 2021 Business Tools

Linking calf health and carcass quality

Every event in the life of a newborn calf contributes to their value and quality pre and post weaning. Ensuring that health and growth are constant is the challenge and the opportunity in the cow calf herd.  The linkage between a health event and complications later in life are strong, particularly if the young calf has  contracted scours…

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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,…

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June 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Branding: More than just a hot iron

ABP Collaborative Study Gives Insights to Improving Pre-weaning Health and Performance By Elizabeth R. Homerosky, DVM, MSc., DABVP Partner Veterinarian, Veterinary Agri-Health Services For many of us that grew up on a ranch or work in agriculture, “branding” has a much deeper meaning than the roar of branding pot and a hot iron. It symbolizes…

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May 26, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCA leads dialogue series for UN Food System Summit

By Bob Lowe, president of Canadian Cattlemen’s Association If 2020 has taught us anything, it has brought the importance of high-quality products and a safe food system to the minds of Canadians, and we have valued, more than ever, our vast and diverse ecosystems we are lucky to have outside our backdoors.  This past year has also put our food…

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May 25, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Advancing business risk management for producers

The need for modernization of our business risk management programs has been further emphasized throughout the pandemic.  By Katelyn Laverdure, Lead, Stakeholder Communications, ABP Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) has and continues to put significant efforts towards communicating and consulting with provincial and federal governments on how to best support producers, with continued conversations focused solely on business risk management.  The following is a timeline of industry…

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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