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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 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 6, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Sea-Doo maker seeks growth beyond fan base after pandemic boom

BNN Bloomberg by Sandrine Rastello The virus brought BRP Inc. an unexpected windfall, with throngs of first-time customers riding out the pandemic on Sea-Doos, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles. It’s betting that greener machines can help sustain the growth. The Canadian powersports manufacturer plans to introduce a broad lineup of electric-powered products within the next three…

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January 28, 2021 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | The Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Canadian Agriculture

Farmwork to Feed Canada by Brigid Savage For the women we spoke with, the main challenges experienced by women in agriculture include lack of representation, the gender wage gap, and gender discrimination. Joan Craig is a beef producer who lives in Arthur, Ontario. She owns and operates her farm with her husband. Craig grew up on…

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January 27, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | If GM has it’s way you won’t be able to Buy a Fossil Fuelled Vehicle come 2035

BNN Bloomberg by David Welch General Motors Co. is promising to go green by making all of its global operations and vehicles carbon neutral by 2040, including selling only zero-emission models by 2035. The pledge is a bold embrace by the automaker of emission-reduction goals set by California. The state is one of the largest…

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December 19, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | “The Way we’ve Always Done it”

There’s a lot to be said for tradition, for stability and for the foundation that the status quo gives us to move forward. But, if we were on the spot to analyze our day, our processes and our assumptions, how many things do we do simply because we are in the habit? Read Full Article

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November 5, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Picking Robots Address Agriculture’s Labor Shortage Challenge

Today’s farmers are well versed in the art of doing more with less. From stricter water use regulations to an expanding list of banned crop protection chemistries, growers have always found innovative ways to work smarter. Although processes and inputs can be stretch to the limit to maximize profits, human labor cannot—and it is becoming…

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August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

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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

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Choice Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
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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