Department of Agriculture to add Fed Cattle Exchange data.
The company developing the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline has purchased a portion of a historic North Dakota ranch where a violent protest occurred earlier this month due to what tribal officials said was construction crews destroying burial and cultural sites.
Feedyard margins improved last week despite a $3 per cwt. decline in cash cattle prices.
The reservoir hasn’t been this low in late September since 2001.
USDA quarterly survey likely to show stockpiles at 6-year high.
This month’s numbers continue the trend of increasing heavy placements, with cattle larger than 800 pounds seeing a 21.2% year-over-year increase while cattle less than 600 pounds saw an 8.9% year-over-year decrease in placements.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says this year's corn crop in Missouri is on track to be the second-highest yield on record.
Things are changing in packing plants as fewer cattle are processed in less plants.
A judge has ruled in favor of a meat company accused of mistreatment of Somali Muslim workers.
The $29 billion poultry industry is accused of hatching a plan to limit production.
Two-for-one sirloins? How about a nice deal on a wagyu steak?
When Massachusetts voters head to the polls in November, supporters of a pro-farm animal ballot question want them to have one question in their minds: What would it feel like to spend their entire lives without enough room to stand up, turn around, stretch their arms and legs and lay down again.
Farmers in central California are drilling more and deeper wells than ever before to pump water for their fruit orchards and sprawling fields following government imposed limits on surface water.
Not 1 acre of Kansas soil is considered to be in drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Industry starts addressing animal-welfare issue caused by bigger fed cattle
The market has questions as it awaits the data from the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report later this afternoon.
Ban had been in place since 2003 after mad cow disease found.
USDA will release it’s latest cattle on feed numbers Friday at 3 p.m.
Weaning calves before auction reduces stress and sets up cattle to perform better throughout the rest of their lives.
Last week’s $4-plus rally in cash fed cattle prices cut average feedyard losses in half, leaving the red ink totaling $90 on every animal shipped.
The live cattle market should begin creeping up the next several weeks as it searches for its fall high which precedes the holiday season.
California will begin regulating greenhouse-gas emissions tied to dairy cows and landfills under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Australia has crimped its forecast for beef exports by nearly 7 percent, with farmers easing off on slaughtering cattle as they look to rebuild herds from 20-year lows following three years of drought.
The average retail price of choice beef was $5.915 cents per pound during August. That is down 17.5 cents from the month before, down 41.3 cents from a year ago, and the lowest monthly average since May 2014.
Exporter has struggled to pass on record local cattle prices.
Weaning is arguably the most stressful event in a calf's life.
With three-quarters of 2016 nearly in the books, we see continued expansion of the beef cow heard and continued increases in beef production.
Increased U.S. beef production and lower cattle prices are reversing the trend of recent years, where beef exports decreased as record high prices rationed demand in both domestic and international markets.