AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Canadian Dollar

$77.82
0.55
March 26, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCA confirms leadership, sets path forward for year ahead at Annual General Meeting

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM), held virtually, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Board Members re-elected Bob Lowe (AB) and Reg Schellenberg (SK) as President and Vice President, respectively, and set CCA’s path forward for the upcoming year.  During a productive AGM, CCA discussed the beef industry’s priorities for the year ahead, including focusing…

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March 25, 2021 Issues & Insights

125,000-acre initiative aims to conserve Canadian prairies through collaboration with ranchers

Ducks Unlimited Canada, McDonald’s Canada and Cargill support expansion of Canadian grazing land and forages to help combat impacts of climate change and protect wildlife. Beef farmers and ranchers play an important role in providing quality food, but few people know they also play an essential role in protecting Canada’s land, water and wildlife. With…

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March 24, 2021 Business Tools

Working with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore prairie wetlands

by Mary MacArthurphoto credit: Prairie Song Photography The bitter cold that blanketed the prairies has eased. The sun is shining, the winds have calmed, the days are longer, and the Andrew family is reminded why they live and ranch in the Special Areas. It’s things such as the snowy owl that lives at the end…

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March 18, 2021 Issues & Insights

Agricultural Climate Solutions program holds promise as a useful mechanism to further beef sustainability initiatives

Today the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced $185 million for the Agricultural Climate Solutions program which includes the Living Laboratories initiative. This program is intended to assist the Government of Canada in achieving its greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets. Canada’s beef industry is well positioned to be a partner in reaching…

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March 10, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Moo-ving carbon: Cattle and the biogenic carbon cycle

Planet of Plenty by Lauren Harris For years, cattle have carried the weight of the world in the climate change story — viewed as a major source of greenhouse gas emissions due to the methane they belch as well as digesting certain foods. While it’s true that beef cattle and dairy cows create methane, we need to…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

Heifers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 161.59

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