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Many black, brown and tan cattle standing and eating outside in the snow
Signs point to tighter fed supplies, while moisture conditions remain the main obstacle to growth.
Arms and hands of 3 people sitting at a table pointing at a document for the person holding a black pen to sign
Cash advances under this program provide cash flow to help meet financial needs until sale of the secured agricultural products.
There are several factors to consider when selecting the right fields before applying manure or compost this fall.
Bales in field
This award recognizes agricultural societies for their innovation, resilience and commitment to their communities.
Pigs grazing
What the U.S. hog market means for Canada’s swine herd.
Round bales of hay in a yellow field under blue sky with white clouds
Straw has value from organic matter, erosion control and nutrient considerations.
Black, white and brown cows of various sizes roaming in a green field
A closer look at the July 1, 2023 beef cow numbers as reported by Statistics Canada raises the question, when will herd decline bottom out?
Several brown and white cows feeding at a trough
Feeder cattle prices from January 1 to September 1, 2023 are significantly higher than the same period in 2022.
Green combine harvesting in a wheat field
With harvest underway in Alberta, a reminder that one step to marketing is knowing the product that you have to offer.
Two white lambs sitting in a green field
Slaughter lamb prices are slowly gaining strength, while price volatility remains at auction markets.
Young piglets in agricultural livestock farm
Declining consumer purchase power is putting pressure on demand.
White bowl filled with dried brown pet food with pet food scattered on a wooden floor
As pet ownership increases, there is greater demand for higher quality and more natural pet food and treats.

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