AB Direct - Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Canadian Dollar

$73.76
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November 30, 2021 Business Tools

Hitting reset — rancher style

2021 has been an interesting year for ranchers to say the least. A pandemic year caused the world to appear crazy and in “lockdown” while, those of us in rural communities, were dumbfounded about what this means to us. Quite frankly, most ranchers just put their heads down and went to work doing what ranchers…

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April 9, 2021 Business Tools

Check-off at Work | Forage U-Pick: An Interactive Forage Species Selection Tool For Western Canada

Beef Cattle Research Council Forage U-Pick tool, currently applicable to Western Canadian producers with a national version expected to launch by 2023, is a tool designed to provide users with information for forage selection, forage seeding rates, and weed management.  The Forage U-Pick tool allows you to select specific criteria to narrow down the options of…

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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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February 2, 2021 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Better Rural Broadband Internet is Coming — Eventually

Alberta Farmer Express by Jennifer Blair Ottawa’s pledge to spend $2 billion to bring decent broadband service to rural and remote areas is welcome news, but the devil will be in the details, say officials in Alberta. “I’m encouraged to see the funding, but the full delivery of it is the next question — how…

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February 1, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Virtually There: Pivoting agribusiness in a pandemic

Sure, a lot of ranch work really is pandemic friendly, like feeding cows, baling hay, fixing machinery. But let’s face it. Raising cattle, and in fact all of agriculture, is really a people business. Time and again you will hear it’s the people, plus the animals, that make this a special way of life. So…

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January 31, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Elon Musk’s Starlink Offers Fast Internet Connections to Rural Canadians. But it’s not Cheap

CBC News by Thomas Daigle When Vernon Kejick got a first taste of Starlink satellite internet on the Pikangikum First Nation, his initial review was succinct. “All I can say is it’s a lot faster than what I had before,” he said. Kejick’s response highlights a long-running disparity that may finally have met a resolution….

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Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2022

Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.34

Canadian Dollar

$73.76   034

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19`-Dec 186 230 -
16-Jan 192 230 -
13-Feb 194 234 -
13-Mar 192 236 -
10-Apr 198 238 -
8-May 202 244 -
5-Jun 208 252 -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022