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.
Recent cooler temperatures and gray skies in Amarillo, Texas are predicted to remain through the rest of the week, and most likely into the weekend, with a light breeze and at least a 40 to 60 percent chance of rain each day.
Wildlife biologists are fighting what they call the "ecological train wreck" of wild pigs running amok in Ohio fields and forests.
CEO steps down, then says he’s retaking role hours later.
Some of Wisconsin's largest farm groups are worried federal regulators will expand restrictions on atrazine, a weed killer sprayed on corn fields and other crops.
The fight over a grouse found in pockets across the Great Plains is far from over as industry and state officials worried Tuesday that relisting the lesser prairie chicken as a federally protected species could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in added costs for oil and gas developers, renewable energy companies and farmers.
Compton has some of the roughest neighborhoods in the country. However, urban and rural intersect and cowboys are keeping Compton's country traditions alive.
With cash cattle prices tumbling another $4 per cwt lower, cattle feeding margins fell accordingly.
JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacker, said late Tuesday that Wesley Batista will return to his post as chief executive officer, just hours after temporarily stepping down amid a probe by Brazilian police into investments made by state-run pension funds.
Herd expansion is expected to peak in 2017.
Attendees came from 14 different states and Canada to hear veterinarians Dan Thomson, Mike Apley and Tom Noffsinger led discussions on animal handling and health.
It is abnormal for live cattle prices to continue finding new summer lows this late in the summer.
Bankers said deal of this size usually would be syndicated.
Farmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a new law.
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USDA raised its soybean yield estimate to a whopping 50.6 bushels per acre and lowered its corn yield estimate to 174.4 bushels per acre in Monday's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.
See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's Sept. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) and Crop Production reports.
With prices for U.S. livestock on the decline due to larger cattle and hog herds, meat processors are jumping on the jerky bandwagon.