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  • Taylor Ranches receives 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award

    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

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August 4, 2023 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | He was a renowned Ontario livestock painter. Now Ross Butler’s collection could be sold off

By Rebecca Zandbergen, CBC News Ross Butler of Woodstock, Ont., first came to prominence as a livestock painter in the 1930s when a number of Canadian horse and cattle breed committees hired him to paint their idea of a perfect specimen. “For several years, he was known as the world’s leading livestock artist, which was a…

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July 21, 2023 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Canada’s cattle ranchers rebrand as grassland protectors to counter beef’s bad rap

By Paula Duhatschek, CBC Calgary Inside an agricultural exhibition building at the Calgary Stampede, kids practise rotating cattle through different areas of pasture, earning “carbon points” as they go if they can avoid under- or overgrazing the land. They’re playing Guardians of the Grasslands, a computer game that was produced with funding from a government grant program, the charitable arm…

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June 23, 2023 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | The story of Cecil George Harris’s historic will is also a chilling lesson in farm safety

By Merle Massie for CBC News Saskatoon It was a will that would go down in history. Shortly after lunch on June 8, 1948 — exactly 75 years ago — Cecil George Harris went out to work on his farm in the McGee district in the RM of Pleasant Valley near Rosetown, Sask. The plan…

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June 9, 2023 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | Nature Conservancy of Canada releases action plan to protect Prairie grasslands

By The Canadian Press via CBC Calgary The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced a plan to protect iconic Prairie grasslands, considered one of the most endangered and least protected ecosystems in the country. The plan aims to raise $500 million by 2030 to conserve more than 5,000 square kilometres — about six times the…

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June 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Watching | Proposed health warnings on ground meat met with opposition

Issues with proposed front-of-package labelling made CBC’s The National this week: ‘What We’re Watching’ is a quick look at some of the issues and insights Alberta Beef Producers’ content creators and editors are watching to stay up-to-date, to broaden perspectives, and to explore issues relevant to the agriculture industry.

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June 11, 2022 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | Fewer farmers in Alberta in 2021, but number of women increasing: StatsCan

By Nicholas Frew for CBC News Valerie Ehrenholz is busy on the family farm. Her to-do list varies by season, but last Thursday it included caring for the cattle, setting up an electric fence and tending to a barbed-wire fence, and helping her father, who seeded a field to grow grain. If time allowed, she’d tend to…

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May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

With the drought last summer and supply chain issues through the winter, producers need to exercise caution when purchasing or selling feed this year. Stories of feed scams and theft continue to make the rounds at coffee shops and in news, and the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit has seen a surge in related reports….

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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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Featured

  • Taylor Ranches receives 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award

    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

    Meet the Taylors
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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/07/2024

Steers

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Rail: 428.00 del

Heifers

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Rail: 428.00 del

Choice Steers

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Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

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Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 276.34

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Oct-24 232 332 --
4-Nov-24 230 330 --
2-Dec-24 226 324 --
27-Jan-25 232 322 --
24-Feb-25 230 324 --
24-May-24 232 324 --
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Last Updated on July 12, 2024

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