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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-138.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-136.00 (TX,KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Canadian Dollar

$77.30
0.51
April 7, 2022 Checking in with ABP

From Field to Feedlot – Animal welfare is a top priority

Five years ago, the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA), along with our federal packers, Cargill, JBS and Tyson Foods, developed the Canadian Feedlot Animal Care Assessment Program. This national feedlot program was created because our packers requested a way to develop verifiable welfare practices at feedlots, based on demands for verification from retailers. The program…

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December 4, 2021 Issues & Insights

Cargill workers vote in favour of new contract

Unionized workers at Cargill High River have accepted the company’s new offer, according to UFCW Local 401. Voting wrapped up on Saturday, with 71 percent in favour of the contract. “The contract is the best of its kind and presented unprecedented gains in this time of economic and political uncertainty and during the biggest health…

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December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill’s Nov 30 offer

Unionized employees at Cargill will begin voting on an updated offer proposed by Cargill on Thursday. The union representing those employees, UCFW, Local 401 says that while they won’t release the exhaustive outline of the offer, in their words it includes: As much as $4,200 in retroactive pay for many Cargill union members, A $1,000…

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November 29, 2021 Issues & Insights

Bargaining continues as latest Cargill offer voted down

According to United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 401, Cargill union members voted down Cargill’s contract offer by a 98 percent margin this week. “Cargill workers have told their employer through another overwhelming vote that they matter and that they deserve something more,” said UFCW Local 401 President Thomas Hesse. “We will be…

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November 27, 2021 Press Releases

Alberta Beef Producers encourages timely resolution to Cargill labour dispute

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) continues to monitor the ongoing labour dispute at the Cargill High River processing plant. We have connected with Cargill and the Government of Alberta, and remain optimistic that a mutually beneficial agreement will be reached between the two parties before December 6. Alberta’s beef farmers and ranchers rely on continuity in…

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November 23, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Prairie ranchers brace for potential strike at Cargill plant in Alberta as deadline looms

By Tony Seskus · CBC News n the last two years, Prairie ranchers have been dealing with drought, soaring feed costs and pandemic disruptions that led to massive cattle backlogs.  Now they are watching — and hoping — for progress on labour negotiations at the Cargill meat-packing plant in High River, Alta. The union representing workers at the plant issued a strike…

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Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-138.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-136.00 (TX,KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.08

Canadian Dollar

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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