AB Direct - Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Canadian Dollar

$74.28
0.28
April 14, 2021 Issues & Insights

Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program

Applications for the 2021 program year will be accepted until 6:00 p.m. EST April 21, 2021 or until funding has been fully committed or until otherwise announced by the program. The 2021 program year begins on January 1, 2021 and will provide funding for workers who arrive in Canada on or after January 1, 2021 and up to April 21,…

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April 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Canadians won’t work on farms: survey

The Western Producer by Robert Arnason About three million Canadians lost their jobs last spring as COVID-19 forced thousands of businesses to shut their doors or lay off staff. Many farmers needed employees last spring and summer, but few Canadians applied for farm jobs, despite record levels of unemployment across the country. A survey of…

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March 31, 2021 Issues & Insights

COVID-19 Day 10 Testing for Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has been working with the Alberta Health Operations Centre to confirm that Temporary Foreign Workers arriving through the Calgary International Airport with Alberta work permits will now receive a requisition to complete their day 10 test at a participating Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy. This change is only applicable to Temporary Foreign…

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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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Top Stories

December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/12/2022

Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 147.43

Canadian Dollar

$74.28   0.28

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022