A successful land-based operation involves integrating crops and livestock.
Feeder futures have become increasingly volatile in ways that often appear unrelated to market fundamentals.
There were 467 million pounds of beef in cold storage at the end of March. That was 5% less than the month before and 3% less than a year earlier.
Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation's largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea.
If you watch one video about U.S. exports, let it be this one. Kevin McNew of Grain Hedge gives a massive breakdown of the driving forces behind strong US exports. Don't miss this one.
Between realizing crop shortfalls in South America, a weaker dollar and weather uncertainties, prices for the month of April are up 35 cents for corn to near $4 for corn and $1.10 higher in soybeans back above $10. But the benefit for grain farmers is making it more expensive for cattle feeders.
U.S. net farm income peaked in 2013, but since that record level was achieved, crop prices across the board have been on the downhill slide—significantly diminishing net farm income.
Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
What caused last year’s cattle price collapse? Washington could have some answers after an investigation of why cattle prices fell 15.1%in the last half of 2015.
Dave Barnick of Jamestown, ND is the same age as his trusty 1963 John Deere 4010 tractor...53 years old. Watch this video of his reliable old 1963 John Deere 4010 getting the job done on the farm.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison is set to block the sale of the country’s most iconic cattle company to a Chinese buyer, avoiding any protectionist backlash at home weeks before elections.
Whole Foods Market Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a well-known animal rights group that accused the grocery chain of deceiving consumers into believing the meat it sells is raised more humanely than normal, resulting in overcharges.
Feed conversions of calves fed creep feeds have been quite variable to say the least.
Agricultural scientists are warning Montana livestock producers to be on the lookout for a slender green plant that has killed at least four cows in Yellowstone County in a one-week period.
U.K. farm income tumbled by 29 percent last year as the country’s growers were hit by falling crop prices and lower subsidy payments, the government said.
Mexico is watching out for the banned steroid clenbuterol — on the dinner plates of its athletes.
Mendocino County, Calif. has suspended its longstanding program that traps and kills wild animals and dogs that kill livestock to settle a lawsuit filed by animal rights groups.
Canada may delay implementing new restrictions on the use of foreign workers as farmers and meat processors warn of severe labor shortages in one of the world's biggest agricultural exporters, the employment minister said.
Whoever prevails in several toss-up races could impact key issues affecting farmers
Farmers and ranchers are relying upon operating loans to get through a year with a difficult forecast for farm income.
It would be tough to find a better metaphor that mirrors the evolution of modern American lifestyles than this story of a small restaurant in trendy Southern California.
Cattle feeders and veterinarians should keep an eye out for E. coli O165:H25, an enterohemorrhagic strain that can cause disease in cattle and potentially poses a food-safety hazard for humans.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. posted first-quarter sales that trailed analysts’ estimates and reported its first loss as a public company, reminding investors the chain faces a long road to recovery from the food-safety crisis that has engulfed it since November.
Two research studies at the University of Nebraska suggest that the key information needed to identify heifers most likely to be successful as replacements is known the day the heifers are born.
Thanks to an outpouring of support, more than $400,000 has been raised for Kansas and Oklahoma wildfire relief funds, which is an amount of money even greater than the staggering number of acres burned in the March wildfire.
South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 265,000 cattle on feed on April 1, up 13 percent from last year.
Cash fed cattle prices retreated $7.77 per cwt. last week. As a result, closeouts added another $75 of red ink.