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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 10, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Alberta farmer turns ag plastic into fence posts

The Western Producer by Mary MacArthur It took farmer, inventor and recycler Danny Farkash about 2 1/2 years to figure out how to build a machine that turns used agricultural plastic into fence posts. Using old oilfield pipe, an anhydrous ammonia tank, a straw chopper, parts of a swather and other bits and pieces, Farkash…

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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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February 8, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Fab Tech Find: Don’t fence me in

Finally! Ag-tech advancements capitalizing on GPS technology will soon appear in a pasture near you. After watching crop production technology advance for years, the livestock sector is about to see some fresh high-tech products that make herd management easier through location tracking, virtual fencing, and data collection. The potential possibilities are exciting. From pasture rotation…

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February 7, 2021 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Alberta Farm Builds Labour Diversity into its Core

Country Guide by Lorraine Stevenson The sun is barely up but VRP Farms Ltd., a half hour north of Lethbridge, is already humming. Pen riders saddle their horses and barn labourers are shipping, sorting and processing. Feed drivers put their trucks in gear, operators of high hoes and manure trucks shuttle about the site, and…

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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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January 24, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Smart Farming, or the Future of Agriculture

We are a Ukraine-based company which means that our parents and grandparents lived in the era of infamous Soviet collective farms, where tractors were considered to be an ultimate technology. For them, a smart farm will sound like a fairy tale. So let it be, a fairy tale of a smart farm. First of all,…

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January 19, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Top 10 Techniques Innovation in Business

We have heard of many major businesses and brands of yesteryear’s now reduced to non-entities. Hindustan Motors (HM) had monopoly in passenger cars till the 1980’s with its classic Ambassador reigning supreme on Indian roads. With the arrival of Maruti car and later on several new generation cars, HM lost out miserably. Likewise, Hindustan Lever…

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January 6, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Satellite Ear Tags for Livestock Coming to Canada

When Heather Mundt sought an alternative to branding, a new livestock ear tag in development on the other side of the world opened the door for new management decision possibilities. Heather and her husband Brenton, who run a cow-calf operation and grain farm at Oyen, Alta., were interested in GPS ear tags for identification and…

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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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December 7, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | How Agtech can Lead Australia to a Fertile Future

In September of this year, the Australian Council of Learned Academics (or, ACOLA) released its Future of Agriculture Technologies report. Commissioned by Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel, on behalf of the National Science and Technology Council, the forward-looking report comes at a crucial time for Aussie farmers. After a decade of what can genuinely be described as…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/04/2024

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 250.84

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
8-Jul-24 226 -- --
5-Aug-24 222 318 --
2-Sep-24 220 324 --
30-Sep-24 220 324 366
28-Oct-24 218 324 366
25-Nov-24 216 320 364
23-Dec-24 222 312 360
Last Updated on April 11, 2024

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