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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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December 6, 2022 Trailblazers

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
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27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022