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  • Taylor Ranches receives 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award

    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

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May 17, 2024 Checking in with ABP

Advancing the beef industry through research

In the heart of Alberta, where cattle graze on vast prairies, the Beef Research Showcase unfolded — a gathering of industry experts, researchers, students, and passionate producers. Among the voices that resonated during this event was that of Karin Schmid, Beef Production and Extension Lead at Alberta Beef Producers (ABP). Schmid, who recently joined an…

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October 13, 2023 What We're Reading

Research mentorship ‘fills in the gaps’ between science and ag

By Jeff Melchior, Alberta Farmer Express Primary producers and agriculture researchers have a shared goal: to find the best and most profitable ways to produce crops and livestock. So why does it often seem the two groups speak different languages? More than ever, science is becoming part of the language of agriculture, but a lot…

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August 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Living Labs, a DIY plastic compactor, and positivity in market trends

We’re back for the August episode of our podcast, The Bovine. On this episode, you’ll hear about the recently announced expansion of the Living Laboratories Initiative, the skills needed to DIY a plastics compactor, our #howdoyouburger summer contest, and why one analyst says there are positive movements coming for beef markets. Living Laboratories Initiative Karin Schmid of Alberta Beef Producers and Sheri…

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July 4, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Rocky View Schools’ on-farm learning initiative

Welcome to another edition of The Bovine! On this episode, you’ll hear Karin Schmid, Beef Production and Extension Lead, ABP,  takeover the host seat as she tours The Farm – Rocky View Schools’ new on-farm learning initiative. Karin speaks with teacher Matt Chomistek and grade 10 students enrolled in the program. More information is available…

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May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Calf 911: BCRC video series provides practical approach to newborn calf management

It is hard to believe it’s that time of year again! Hopefully these few months feel more like “tagging season” than “calving season.” However, if things don’t go quite as planned, the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) has put together some fantastic resources to help you improve the outcome for any compromised calf that hits…

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP seeking applicants for Living Labs positions

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is looking for applicants for four positions as part of its application to the Living Laboratories Initiative. The positions include: Living Labs Director – F/T, remote-based Living Labs KTT and Engagement Lead – F/T, remote-based Living Labs Engagement Facilitators (2) – P/T, regional, remote-based These positions have a May/June proposed start…

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April 6, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Forages, wild pigs, and a whirlwind trip to Ottawa

Our fourth episode of The Bovine is now available! On this episode: Can you keep your grazing livestock off the grass a while longer? Masters student and host of ‘Forays into Forages,’ David MacTaggart, joins the show to talk about the general lifecycle of perennial plants, and how we can support forages post-drought. Pigs in…

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July 21, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP’s ‘Dealing with Drought’ town hall available online

Tuesday evening, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) hosted a town hall on the drought, with updates and discussion around ABP’s current work, as well as considerations for production, and insurance. In the following video, you’ll hear presentations from: Melanie Wowk, veterinarian, cattle producer, and ABP Chair, Karin Schmid, ABP Production and Extension Lead, and Stacey Domolewski, Research…

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June 29, 2021 Checking in with ABP

In the News | Voices on drought, beef production and the BBQ

In the past couple of weeks, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) has had the distinct pleasure to share stories and perspectives with both mainstream and beef production audiences through various channels. From explaining what drought means to ranchers to considering some favorite cuts for barbecue season, here are some of our latest guest appearances: Hoping for…

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June 17, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Stepping up the collaboration in diagnostic services

The University of Calgary’s Diagnostic Services Unit (DSU) held the meeting of its inaugural Livestock Stakeholder Advisory Committee this spring, and Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is pleased that Karin Schmid, Lead, Beef Production and Extension, ABP, has since been elected as Community Chair. Background In 2020, the governments of Canada and Alberta finalized $3.44 million…

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Featured

  • Taylor Ranches receives 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award

    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

    Meet the Taylors
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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/07/2024

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 276.34

Canadian Dollar

$73.50   0.02

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Oct-24 232 332 --
4-Nov-24 230 330 --
2-Dec-24 226 324 --
27-Jan-25 232 322 --
24-Feb-25 230 324 --
24-May-24 232 324 --
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Last Updated on July 12, 2024

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