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September 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Initial regions for Livestock Tax Deferral provision announced

The Government of Canada has declared the initial regions eligible for the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for 2022, including a large portion of Central and Southern Alberta. “Canada’s producers continue to show remarkable resilience as they face challenges and uncertainty due to extreme weather conditions,” says Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau. “Designation of…

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February 15, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Helping drought-stricken cattle producers bounce back and beyond

It’s been a tough year for many cattle producers in Western Canada who have suffered through the worst drought in 70 years. Last summer, I visited some of the hard-hit regions of the Prairies during the peak of the drought. It was heartbreaking to see the sun-scorched fields and to meet farm families forced to…

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December 8, 2021 Business Tools

Canada announces nearly $200,000 for VBP+

This week, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the Government of Canada is providing nearly $200,000 in funding to Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+). “Canadian cattle producers care for their animals and our environment,” said Bibeau. “Canada’s beef industry, through the leadership of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and it’s Verified Beef Production Plus…

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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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June 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

An overview of the JBS Foods cyberattack

Last week, global protein company JBS Foods was the target of an organized cyberattack, which affected some of the servers supporting its Australian and North American IT systems, and global production plants. Here’s a timeline of events, including the disruption and return-to-normal for JBS Canada’s Brooks plant, and the response from the Government of Alberta….

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April 28, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | News and views on the budget

The Government of Canada unveiled its budget, entitled A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. Here are a few articles and editorials on its release: Budget receives mostly positive reviews By D.C Fraser of Glacier FarmMedia The Canadian Federation of Agriculture says it is “pleased” the recent federal budget included some of its recommendations….

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December 6, 2022 Trailblazers

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022