AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Canadian Dollar

$77.82
0.55
June 2, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Checking in on government relations

Since I joined ABP in November 2020, there has been a constant flurry of activity tackling an unprecedented number of issues. I am grateful for the learning experience but more candidly, we all keep hoping and expecting things to return to normal.  I work with politicians and other government staff to provide input on programs…

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May 5, 2022 Business Tools

AgriStability extends enrolment deadline to June 30

The Canadian government has extended the 2022 AgriStability enrolment deadline from April 30 to June 30, 2022, giving farmers more time to sign up for the program. According to the release, this step was agreed up by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments to help farmers manage the impact of challenges related to production loss,…

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March 9, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP supports proposed changes to AgriStability

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) strongly encourages the Government of Alberta to accept the AgriStability changes proposed by Minister Bibeau. In November 2020, Minister Bibeau put forward recommendations that offered the federal portion of funding to remove the Reference Margin Limit (RML) and increase compensation rates from 70 to 80 percent. Over the last few months,…

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February 25, 2021 Business Tools

Enhancements to Livestock Price Insurance

As a result of industry feedback, producers will now have additional time to make policy purchases and claim settlements on all Livestock Price Insurance (LPI) programs. Going forward, purchase hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays are available from 2-11 p.m. MT. Settlement hours on Mondays are now offered from 2-11 p.m. MT. Producers can visit…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

Heifers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 161.59

Canadian Dollar

$77.82   0.55

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
31-Oct 174 226 -
28-Nov 172 222 -
23-Jan 184 224 -
20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022