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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
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February 13, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Digital technology coming to Canadian agriculture in waves

Moose Jaw Today by Ron Walter New technology changed agriculture when global positioning service (GPS) first became available about 20 years ago. GPS allows farmers to map fields for fertilizer and chemical needs and reduce or increase these inputs as necessary. The year 2021 may become known as the year agriculture once again adopted new…

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February 10, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Alberta farmer turns ag plastic into fence posts

The Western Producer by Mary MacArthur It took farmer, inventor and recycler Danny Farkash about 2 1/2 years to figure out how to build a machine that turns used agricultural plastic into fence posts. Using old oilfield pipe, an anhydrous ammonia tank, a straw chopper, parts of a swather and other bits and pieces, Farkash…

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February 7, 2021 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Alberta Farm Builds Labour Diversity into its Core

Country Guide by Lorraine Stevenson The sun is barely up but VRP Farms Ltd., a half hour north of Lethbridge, is already humming. Pen riders saddle their horses and barn labourers are shipping, sorting and processing. Feed drivers put their trucks in gear, operators of high hoes and manure trucks shuttle about the site, and…

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January 24, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Smart Farming, or the Future of Agriculture

We are a Ukraine-based company which means that our parents and grandparents lived in the era of infamous Soviet collective farms, where tractors were considered to be an ultimate technology. For them, a smart farm will sound like a fairy tale. So let it be, a fairy tale of a smart farm. First of all,…

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January 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | US Agricultural Water use Declining for Most Crops and Livestock Production

Climate change and a growing world population require efficient use of natural resources. Water is a crucial component in food production, and water management strategies are needed to support worldwide changes in food consumption and dietary patterns. Agricultural production and food manufacturing account for a third of water usage in the U.S. Water use fluctuates with weather…

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December 23, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Proposed Clean Fuel Standard “Very Positive,” says Canola Council

The federal government’s Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) could create a new market equal in size to that of Japan’s for Canadian canola, according to the Canola Council of Canada. The draft regulations supporting the new fuel standard, which would require fuel companies reduce the lifecycle carbon intensity of their fuels, were published in Canada Gazette on December 18….

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August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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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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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

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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