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July 9, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Saving the Herd: Beef producers urging government action on drought relief

With severe drought conditions affecting livestock operations across the prairies, beef producers are urging government action on drought relief. Perspectives – Conditions across the province – Insurance and alternate feed options – Contact your local municipality – Additional resources Perspectives “The lack of moisture and extremely high environmental temperatures in our area are quickly decimating…

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July 9, 2021 Press Releases

Beef producers urging government action on drought relief

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is imploring farmers and ranchers who are experiencing significant impacts due to extremely dry or drought conditions, to contact their municipality and urge them to declare a municipal agricultural disaster. Concerns over limited feed resources and access to quality water, have some beef producers struggling to maintain their herd sizes. “[ABP…

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June 30, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Drought conditions increase risk of anthrax

Producers are urged to take precautions this summer because of how dry it has been; vaccinations are recommended By Heather Smith Thomas, published in Western Producer Anthrax is one of the oldest killers of humans and livestock, mentioned in some of the earliest recorded history. It has been called splenic fever, charbon, milztrand and woolsorter’s disease…

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June 29, 2021 Checking in with ABP

In the News | Voices on drought, beef production and the BBQ

In the past couple of weeks, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) has had the distinct pleasure to share stories and perspectives with both mainstream and beef production audiences through various channels. From explaining what drought means to ranchers to considering some favorite cuts for barbecue season, here are some of our latest guest appearances: Hoping for…

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June 25, 2021 Health & Production

Producers urged to start scouting for grasshoppers

You’ve likely already noticed grasshopper nymphs at your feet, but are you keeping a close eye on your fields and pastures? If not, start packing your scouting essentials. “This is the week. If you haven’t scouted for grasshoppers yet, please absolutely do,” says Jennifer Otani, pest management specialist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Grasshoppers in…

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June 16, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | For water, it’s quality and quantity

Test stock water and reduce worry By Beef Cattle Research Council When stock water appears abundant and water quality has been consistent in previous years, it’s easy to focus on other things — but don’t overlook water testing. Poor-quality stock water can lead to reproductive inefficiency, poor gains, disease and in extreme circumstances, death. Even when water…

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