AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

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
June 2, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Introducing agriculture’s Buddy Up persona

We’ve given our buddies help with processing cattle, or picked up parts for them because we were in town anyway, but how often do we take the time to ask how they’re really doing? Last year the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) added a character to their ever-growing list of personas. This is Clay.  Clay was developed…

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June 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Hoping for rain, Buddy Up Month, and planning a pit roast

Welcome back to another episode of The Bovine! (If you haven’t heard, that’s the name of our monthly audio show.) On today’s episode, hear: ABP Delegate and Medicine Hat area farmer, Craig Lehr, with an update on the dry conditions in his area; Akash Asif from the Centre for Suicide Prevention on men’s mental health,…

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October 16, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Taking care in difficult times

We are all in this together Farming and ranching have long been one of the more stressful and dangerous occupations. In addition to the physical demands in the field, there is something we don’t talk about enough and that is the emotional labour and demands of our industry. The constant worry about the animals in our…

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October 10, 2021 Health & Production

Ag Mental Health Week running its second year

Three years after winning Farmer of the Year, and starting to speak publicly about personal experiences with depression, Peter (Pete) and Paula Hynes had a conversation that led to the start of a global initiative. It was during Farm Safety Week, when the Hynes duo realized Ireland loses more farmers to suicide than farm accidents….

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October 8, 2021 Health & Production

Accessing peer support with anonymity

A virtual platform is giving people the chance to share and support one another from anywhere, at any time, with anonymity. Togetherall started in the United Kingdom in 2007. It has since expanded into several countries, including Canada, the United States and New Zealand. “Through that, we actually have over 50 million eligible people around…

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August 24, 2021 Health & Production

Do More Ag launches ag literacy program for mental health professionals

The Do More Agriculture Foundation (Do More Ag) is offering mental health professionals a chance to learn about the unique challenges facing people in agriculture. According to Healthy Minds Healthy Farms, a 2020 study led by Farm Management Canada (FMC), farmers are more likely to participate in support programs offered by providers familiar with agriculture,…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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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