AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 141.00 (TX, KN) 148.00 (NE)
Rail: 230.00-238.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 141.00 (TX, KN) 148.00 (NE)
Rail: 230.00-238.00 (NE, IA)

Canadian Dollar

$77.36
0.14
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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August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

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Check-off at Work | Five strategies to stop sickness before it starts this fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

Cattle Report

Updated: 18/08/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 300.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 300.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 141.00 (TX, KN) 148.00 (NE)
Rail: 230.00-238.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 141.00 (TX, KN) 148.00 (NE)
Rail: 230.00-238.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 173.84

Canadian Dollar

$77.36   0.14

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022