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October 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Programs offer support for on-farm water supply initiatives

If you’re an Alberta livestock producer experiencing water supply challenges, there are programs available to help.  Here is a brief overview of both the Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program and the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Water Program.  Alberta’s Pumping Program  The Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program helps producers interested in pumping water from…

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February 28, 2022 Business Tools

Graduated enforcement for transport regulations ends

On February 20, 2022, the graduated enforcement period for feed, water and rest (FWR) intervals under the Health of Animals Regulations: Part XII: Transport of Animals ended. The regulations in effect include a reduced transport time of 36 hours before feed, water and rest must be provided, as well as record-keeping and transfer of care provisions….

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October 21, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Tech Talk: Water smarter – not harder

Here’s a refreshing new tool designed right here in Alberta. How about a watering device that saves countless trips to the field mid-winter to keep animals hydrated?  Lee Smith from Consort devised an invention that does this very thing. Water Box provides 24 24-hour- drinking water to livestock all winter long. No need to chop…

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June 16, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | For water, it’s quality and quantity

Test stock water and reduce worry By Beef Cattle Research Council When stock water appears abundant and water quality has been consistent in previous years, it’s easy to focus on other things — but don’t overlook water testing. Poor-quality stock water can lead to reproductive inefficiency, poor gains, disease and in extreme circumstances, death. Even when water…

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January 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | US Agricultural Water use Declining for Most Crops and Livestock Production

Climate change and a growing world population require efficient use of natural resources. Water is a crucial component in food production, and water management strategies are needed to support worldwide changes in food consumption and dietary patterns. Agricultural production and food manufacturing account for a third of water usage in the U.S. Water use fluctuates with weather…

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February 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

New initiatives underway to improve ag mental health support

February 2, 2023 Checking in with ABP

The economic impact of Alberta's cattle feeding industry

February 1, 2023 Business Tools

2023 construction planning for your confined feeding operation

Cattle Report

Updated: 02/02/2023

Steers

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Boner Cows

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
17-Apr-23 202 234 -
15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023