livestock

Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Jul 9, 2024 | 2:24pm
One Cargill strike might be over, but another might be waiting in the wings. Workers at the ready made plant in Calgary, that processes beef from the plant in nearby High River, voted Monday on a tentative contract offer. The results should be known sometime Wednesday. Last month, one-hundred per cent of those workers said […]
Closing Commodities – Mon. July 8,  2024

Closing Commodities – Mon. July 8, 2024

Jul 8, 2024 | 2:00pm
CANOLA NOV  648.40, down 9.80 CANOLA JAN  658.20, down 10.30 MINNEAPOLIS WHEAT SEP  617-1/2, down 15-3/4 KANSAS CITY WHEAT SEP  577-1/4, down 21-3/4 CHICAGO WHEAT SEP  570-1/2, down 20 CORN SEP  393-1/4, down 17-1/4 SOYBEANS AUG  1149 even, down 17-1/4 OATS SEP  308-1/2, down 5-1/4 LIVE CATTLE AUG  184.35, down 2.07 LIVE CATTLE OCT  185.30, […]
Closing Commodities – Fri. July 5, 2024

Closing Commodities – Fri. July 5, 2024

Jul 5, 2024 | 1:52pm
CANOLA NOV  658.20, up 8.30 CANOLA JAN  668.50, up 8.50 MINNEAPOLIS WHEAT SEP  633-1/4, up 10-1/2 KANSAS CITY WHEAT SEP  599 even,up 15-1/2 CHICAGO WHEAT SEP  590-1/2, up 16-1/2 CORN SEP  410-1/2, up 5 SOYBEANS AUG  1166-1/4, up 8-1/2 OATS SEP  313-3/4, up 6 LIVE CATTLE AUG  186.42, up 0.50 LIVE CATTLE OCT  187.17, up […]
The more the merrier: Cattle Producers needed for Beef Cattle Research Council Survey

The more the merrier: Cattle Producers needed for Beef Cattle Research Council Survey

Mar 28, 2024 | 4:39pm
The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) has a survey out to ensure their research priorities and extension efforts are in the right place for cattle producers. The beef survey has been open since January and the deadline to participate is this Sunday (March 31). BCRC Science Director Dr. Reynold Bergen says the survey asks producers […]
The “Bulls” make their appearance at Agribition

The “Bulls” make their appearance at Agribition

Nov 21, 2023 | 8:25am
Day two of Agribition features the premiere of new entertainment at the massive show. Bull Fighters Only (BFO)is a freestyle bullfighting event. This unprecedented event represents the ultimate man vs. bull showdown, featuring top contenders in the sport. Organizers promise, no bulls will be harmed in this event.  Agribition describes the show as an event […]
Bring on the Beef, Canadian Western Agribition is kicking off

Bring on the Beef, Canadian Western Agribition is kicking off

Nov 19, 2023 | 7:41pm
The population of the city of Regina is set to increase for the next seven days, as thousands of people flock to Canadian Western Agribition taking place in the REAL District. The premier cattle show on the continent opens its doors Monday and runs six days, filling all the buildings with livestock, equipment, and supplier […]
Canadian ranchers brace for long, lean winter after droughts, soaring feed costs

Canadian ranchers brace for long, lean winter after droughts, soaring feed costs

Oct 27, 2023 | 6:44am
It could be a long, lean winter in cattle country as drought-ravaged western Canadian ranchers struggle to secure feed to get their livestock through the cold months. Near the town of Eastend in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Jocelyn Wasko and her husband Travis have spent much of the summer and fall preparing. They’ve worked hard […]