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
June 13, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta government supports exemption to front-of-package labelling for ground beef

The Government of Alberta is supporting efforts to exempt ground beef and ground pork from front-of-package labelling being proposed by Health Canada. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development Nate Horner and Minister of Health Jason Copping held a press conference in Calgary to express their concerns over the current proposal. Here’s what’s up…

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April 17, 2022 Trailblazers

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame open to nominations

Know someone who has contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta? The Government of Alberta is calling for nominations to Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame. “This is a great opportunity for the agriculture sector to come together and celebrate its contribution to a diversified and sustainable Alberta economy. I look forward…

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February 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the Chair, with Minister Nate Horner

In my role as Chair at ABP, I have had many producers recently ask me about our newly appointed Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development. I had the opportunity to sit down with Minister Nate Horner to gain insights into his position and his vision for our industry.  Here is what he had…

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December 17, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Atypical BSE find a sign the system is working

Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the World Organisation for Animal Health of a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Canada’s beef industry takes BSE surveillance extremely seriously and although unfortunate, this discovery demonstrates the robust nature of the National BSE Surveillance Program we have in place. “The quick discovery of this…

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August 4, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Premier, Ministers see the impacts of drought first-hand

On July 31, Premier Jason Kenney, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen, Minister of Environment and Parks Jason Nixon and Associate Minister of Rural Economic Development Nate Horner, toured the dry conditions facing cattle producers at the Hale Ranch near Bassano, Alberta. The group, joined by Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) executive and staff, discussed…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

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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