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Make hay while the sun shines

Make hay while the sun shines

It’s good times in the cattle business, but there are things that 
need to get done before the next downturn

Reading Time: 5 minutes Good times don’t last forever, so use them wisely. That, in a nutshell, is the advice of four Alberta cattle producers who were asked for their thoughts on the current state of the sector and what lies ahead. A decade of misery following the BSE crisis in 2003 has been followed by record-high prices, and […] Read more

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When cattle (prices) fly

Five to Remember: The year began with producers wondering if ‘fantastic’ prices 
could last — they did a lot more than that

Reading Time: 2 minutes At the start of the year, the big question in the cattle sector was, ‘Can prices stay this high all year?’ “The market right now is fantastic,” Herb Lock of Farm$ense Marketing said back in February. “Cow-calf producers right now are in their second world, floating around in the sky compared to other years.” Lock […] Read more