AB Direct - Steers

Live: 182.25
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AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 182.25
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US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Canadian Dollar

$73.76
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May 26, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Priorities for the 44th Parliament and beef’s role in economic recovery

Actively engaging the Government of Canada on the priorities of the Canadian beef industry is a key focus of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). In early December 2021, Bob Lowe, CCA Past President, and Carley Henniger, President of the Young Cattlemen’s Council (YCC), had the unique opportunity to interview the Federal Agriculture Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau,…

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August 25, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCA shares election priorities for cattle producers

As federal campaigning ramps up, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is offering political parties some considerations for the cattle industry. CCA’s Federal Election 2021 Beef Cattle Priorities outlines facts about the beef sector; suggested priorities for platform documents and potential governing mandate letters; the industry’s role through COVID-19; specific action recommendations; and background on the…

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April 16, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

The 2021 Census of Agriculture is on the horizon

In May 2021, Canadian farm operators will have the opportunity to take part in a national dialogue by completing the Census of Agriculture questionnaire. The Census of Agriculture is a source of community-level data on agriculture. By drawing on these data, decision makers will act in the interest of farm operators, farm communities and agricultural…

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March 26, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP welcomes decision on removal of AgriStability reference margin limit

Following today’s Federal, Provincial and Territorial Meeting of Agriculture Ministers, an agreement has been reached to remove the reference margin limit (RML) within AgriStability. Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) would like to thank Minister Dreeshen, and the Prairie Ministers, for accepting this recommendation and providing producers with an enhanced business risk management program. Today’s announcement means $95 million…

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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 17, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Alberta producer organizations encourage the Government of Alberta to accept the current AgriStability proposal

Following this morning’s statement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Honourable Jim Carr on the federal government’s proposed improvements to AgriStability, 11 of Alberta’s agriculture commodity and producer groups are requesting the Government of Alberta to accept the proposed changes.  Alberta’s producer groups agree the changes will provide immediate improvements to the program for producers’…

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September 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We're Reading | Strike three? Transport rest stops still don't show a benefit for weaned calves

September 19, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of September 12, 2022

September 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

AFSC offers interim changes to loans for cattle producers

Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2022

Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.34

Canadian Dollar

$73.76   034

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19`-Dec 186 230 -
16-Jan 192 230 -
13-Feb 194 234 -
13-Mar 192 236 -
10-Apr 198 238 -
8-May 202 244 -
5-Jun 208 252 -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022