AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Canadian Dollar

$77.45
0.37
February 9, 2022 Issues & Insights

Rethinking the packing sector

Wow, have you looked at the price of a steak lately? Canadian retail beef prices are at the highest level in history, inflating over 20% a year. A good steak or roast can cost $25-50 in the store; can you believe it? That is for an unbranded commodity product sold from a largely undifferentiated commodity…

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January 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

New trucker vaccine mandates in effect

A vaccine mandate, announced in November, came into effect for cross-border truckers this week. Canadian truckers who are not fully vaccinated will now need proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival at the border, and will be required to quarantine after arrival. Unvaccinated American drivers will be denied entry. The…

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December 28, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Taking the extra step to protect employees against COVID-19

It all started with a COVID-19 outbreak in March on VRP Farms in Picture Butte, Alberta.  “It was an extremely trying time,” says Jolayne Farn, HR Manager of VRP. “Having 11 confirmed cases and 42 staff off work and quarantined showed us we never wanted to have to operate like that again. Even though we…

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October 26, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Farmfair offers exhibitors rapid COVID test, refund guarantee

By Jeff Melchior, Alberta Farmer Express In response to recent provincial restrictions, all Farmfair attendees will have to show proof of full vaccination before entering the event. It’s either that or offer proof of a medical exemption or a privately acquired COVID test. The move by event organizer Explore Edmonton is in response to provincial restrictions…

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October 26, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Consumer trends through the pandemic

Toilet paper panic, endless zoom calls and the renaissance of homemade sourdough bread. Those are just a few of the images likely to be long associated with the pandemic of ’20-’21. As producers, you know about the challenges the shutdown posed in your world, but what about at the other end of the food spectrum?…

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October 14, 2021 Trailblazers

Bringing community and connection through COVID

Community service is at the core of every 4-H club, but for many, COVID-19 restrictions made coming together for community service difficult. The Millarville Stockland 4-H Club decided to take the initiative to do what they could to bring community and connection to those in their community who they felt needed it most. The club…

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August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Five strategies to stop sickness before it starts this fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

Cattle Report

Updated: 17/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Choice Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 172.16

Canadian Dollar

$77.45   0.37

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022