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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 23, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP celebrates Canada’s Ag Day with Prime Minister Trudeau and Agriculture Minister Bibeau

In honour of Canada’s Agriculture Day, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) Chair Kelly Smith-Fraser had the opportunity to share a glimpse into her family’s cattle operation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau. Meeting virtually, the three discussed Alberta’s role in the Canadian food supply chain and issues that impact producers on…

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February 22, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Research shows feed additive cuts methane emissions at commercial feedlots

Canadian Cattlemen by Lisa Guenther A recent two-year trial examined the effects of 3-NOP, an additive developed by Royal DSM, in the diets of both finishing and backgrounding cattle. Recent research out of Alberta has confirmed that a novel feed additive cuts methane emissions from feedlot cattle by as much as 80 per cent, depending…

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February 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Net Zero: Why is it Necessary?

Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit Climate science is clear that to a close approximation, the eventual extent of global warming is proportional to the total amount of carbon dioxide that human activities add to the atmosphere. So, in order to stabilise climate change, CO2 emissions need to fall to zero. The longer it takes to do so, the…

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February 12, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Cutting cattle methane emissions through feed studied

BEEF by Willie Vogt When discussing greenhouse gases, a critical measure is methane. The gas has greater impact than carbon dioxide on climate science, and often livestock are considered the key culprit. A Dutch company may have found the answer for cattle contributions with a feed additive that cuts methane emissions from livestock by as…

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February 9, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | How an Australian cattle rancher sold Microsoft $500,000 of carbon credits

AgriLand by Rachel Martin Computing giant Microsoft has launched a new partnership with Australian farm Wilmot Cattle Company to use grazing cattle to offset Microsoft’s carbon footprint. It’s understood Microsoft will buy half a million dollars worth of carbon credits from the New South Wales firm as part of the deal. It’s said to be one of…

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January 8, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories of 2020

Environment Canada – In a year where headlines were dominated by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Canada also saw its share of memorable weather events. Environment Canada released a list of some of the most noteworthy to end the year. From a list of 100 significant weather happenings across Canada in 2020, events were ranked from one…

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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