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July 4, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Rocky View Schools’ on-farm learning initiative

Welcome to another edition of The Bovine! On this episode, you’ll hear Karin Schmid, Beef Production and Extension Lead, ABP,  takeover the host seat as she tours The Farm – Rocky View Schools’ new on-farm learning initiative. Karin speaks with teacher Matt Chomistek and grade 10 students enrolled in the program. More information is available…

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February 17, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Soil Health Sabermetrics

Successful Farming by Bill Spiegel Billy Beane upended professional baseball in the early 1990s when he added unprecedented levels of data analysis to traditional player scouting metrics of running, fielding, throwing, hitting, and hitting for power.   The general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team’s use of data – called sabermetrics in baseball jargon…

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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 9, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Top 5 things to watch in agriculture

Shaun Haney from Real Agriculture recently spoke at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers national virtual event. He reports on the latest industry news and speaks with farmers and ag specialists about all facets of agriculture. Here’s a recap of the top trends he sees in agriculture. 1. Rural vs Urban The divide between rural and urban…

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January 30, 2021 Innovation & Technology

TELUS division connects the agriculture industry

Digitization of information and data management — that will be the focus of the Vancouver-based company best known nationally as a cellphone, TV and Internet provider. As its new agriculture division acquires and partners with nine companies (so far) TELUS Agriculture takes on a global reach. TELUS Agriculture doesn’t plan to be part of the…

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January 28, 2021 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | The Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Canadian Agriculture

Farmwork to Feed Canada by Brigid Savage For the women we spoke with, the main challenges experienced by women in agriculture include lack of representation, the gender wage gap, and gender discrimination. Joan Craig is a beef producer who lives in Arthur, Ontario. She owns and operates her farm with her husband. Craig grew up on…

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January 25, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | How can AgTech Help the Livestock Industry After the Events of 2020?

Successful Farming by Laurie Bedord There is no question 2020 will go down in the history books as one of the most challenging years for agriculture. It also highlighted a number of issues facing the livestock industry. During a Precision Livestock Farming session at the virtual Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, industry experts look back on the…

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December 10, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Drone Use

Farmers have seen hundreds of technologies come and go that didn’t prove their worth. So when drones started circling over agriculture a few years ago, it wasn’t surprising the hype of their practicality was met with great skepticism. While some products were good, others were simply not suited for ag.  By developing an end-to-end solution…

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November 27, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | ProForm Foods Launch MEET Plant-based Protein Meat Replacement

A rapidly growing team are producing the food of the future inside of a factory in the outer northern suburbs of Sydney and they think they’ve solved one of the biggest problems facing their surging industry. ProForm Foods, founded by Vogel’s Cereal entrepreneur Stephen Dunn and led now by his triple Olympian son Matthew, is…

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November 5, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Picking Robots Address Agriculture’s Labor Shortage Challenge

Today’s farmers are well versed in the art of doing more with less. From stricter water use regulations to an expanding list of banned crop protection chemistries, growers have always found innovative ways to work smarter. Although processes and inputs can be stretch to the limit to maximize profits, human labor cannot—and it is becoming…

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  • Wildfire Resources

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Cattle Report

Updated: 17/05/2024

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
5-Aug-24 234 326 --
2-Sep-24 232 330 --
30-Sep-24 230 332 3572
28-Oct-24 228 332 372
25-Nov-24 226 326 368
23-Dec-24 230 318 364
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
Last Updated on May 9, 2024

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