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April 6, 2023 Issues & Insights

Federal funding announced for FMD vaccine bank

The Canadian beef industry breathed a collective sigh of relief to learn a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine bank is on the horizon. As part of the 2023 Federal Budget, $57.5 million over five years was designated to create the FMD vaccine bank within the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and to develop an emergency response plan….

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February 21, 2023 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the chair

This is my last column as Chair, ABP. It’s hard to believe. The past two years have gone by in a flash and what a ride it has been. Sometimes we surprise ourselves with what we can accomplish in times of challenge, and during the past two years at ABP in my role as Chair…

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February 17, 2023 Checking in with ABP

Watch: ABP, CCA reach tentative checkoff agreement

ABP Chair Dr. Melanie Wowk recently appeared on BNN Bloomberg to discuss the checkoff system and ABP’s tentative checkoff agreement with the Canadian Cattle Association. To watch the original video, head to BNN Bloomberg’s website.

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December 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the chair

The snow is falling outside as I sit down to write this today, as it is for most across the province. The long-range forecast predicts a lot of moisture this winter, and I sure hope we get it. Our pastures and dugouts really need it. Talking cattle, we didn’t quite get to where we had…

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December 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP speaks to Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Alberta Beef Producers joined the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to witness Bill C-235 – Building a Green Prairie Economy Act on Wednesday. ABP Chair Dr. Melanie Wowk spoke to the committee Wednesday morning via Zoom. “Our hope for this legislation, and we believe for it to be truly effective at achieving a…

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

Alberta Beef Producers delegate and director Sheila Hillmer is joining the Executive as the new Vice Chair. Hillmer, who farms and ranches with her family near Del Bonita and sits as an ABP delegate for the Southwest Zone, will serve as Vice Chair for the remainder of the 2022-2023 term. “We are excited to see…

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December 2, 2022 Press Releases

ABP Board of Directors appoints Vice Chair

Alberta Beef Producers’ Board of Directors has appointed Sheila Hillmer to the Executive as Vice Chair for the remainder of the 2022-2023 term. “We are excited to see Sheila join the Executive,” said Melanie Wowk, ABP Chair. “She brings a wealth of knowledge, and perhaps even more importantly, an incredible passion for the agriculture industry.”…

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October 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP Past Vice Chair appointed Deputy Minister

Alberta Beef Producers’ Past Vice Chair, Jason Hale, is the newly appointed Deputy Minister, Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, with the Government of Alberta. “Jason Hale brings a wealth of experience as a cow/half operator, irrigation district board chair, and former MLA,” says Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, The Honourable Nate Horner. “Agriculture is playing a…

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October 25, 2022 Press Releases

ABP Past Vice Chair appointed as Deputy Minister

Alberta Beef Producers’ Past Vice Chair, Jason Hale, is newly appointed Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Irrigation, with the Government of Alberta. “Jason Hale brings a wealth of experience as a cow/half operator, irrigation district board chair, and former MLA,” said Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, The Honourable Nate Horner. “Agriculture is playing a vital role…

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October 24, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP champions cattle industry with the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology

Alberta Beef Producers’ Chair Dr. Melanie Wowk and staff Mark Lyseng were invited to join the House of Commons of Canada’s Standing Committee on Industry and Technology this month, to discuss ranchers’ roles in the greening of the prairie economy.  “It was an absolute honour to be invited to speak on behalf of Alberta’s beef…

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October 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the Chair | Strength in numbers

It’s been a busy summer, with a return to conferences and events. As we continue trying to stabilize from the drought, herd dispersals and low feed supplies, I am actually optimistic. Everything is signaling the promise of strong calf prices. The question is: how strong do they need to be to help us recover? Or…

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July 15, 2022 Press Releases

Federal government announces support for ABP-led collaborative Living Labs project

After a significant amount of work on a submission to the federal government Living Labs Initiative, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is extremely pleased to announce a collaborative, multi-sectoral innovation and adoption project that will benefit Alberta’s beef, forage, and cropping sectors. Through the Agricultural Climate Solutions – Living Labs program, this project has been selected…

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Updated: 17/05/2024

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
5-Aug-24 234 326 --
2-Sep-24 232 330 --
30-Sep-24 230 332 3572
28-Oct-24 228 332 372
25-Nov-24 226 326 368
23-Dec-24 230 318 364
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
Last Updated on May 9, 2024

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