AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Canadian Dollar

$77.82
0.55
February 27, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Agriculture exempt from TFW restrictions

As of November 1, 2020, the Alberta government reached an agreement with the federal government to restrict the number and types of jobs available to be filled by Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW). Some sectors, including agriculture, technology and caregiving, remain exempt from these restrictions based on acute and proven labour shortages. Travel restrictions in place…

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February 24, 2021 Issues & Insights

Coal policy consultation set to begin March 29

The Government of Alberta has announced plans for public engagement on coal policy development. The government webpage states that they have heard concern’s regarding their approach to coal development and Albertans will have the opportunity provide input. Public consultations are set to begin on March 29. Those interested in providing feedback on the government’s long-term…

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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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Cattle Report

Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

Heifers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 161.59

Canadian Dollar

$77.82   0.55

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
31-Oct 174 226 -
28-Nov 172 222 -
23-Jan 184 224 -
20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022