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Derrell Peel - Oklahoma State University

Articles By Derrell Peel - Oklahoma State University

Grocery Store Images
Aug 05, 2019

Derrell Peel: Beef Product Seasonality

In the cattle and beef industry, widely varying seasonal price patterns exist for all classes of cattle as well as for each of the many beef products produced in the industry.
Advantage Angus 31
Jul 23, 2019

U.S. Cattle Inventory Reaches A Plateau

USDA's mid-year inventory totals suggest that the U.S. cattle herd has reached a plateau. I contrast a plateau with a more typical cyclical peak inventory that historically has implied a liquidation phase to follow.
DeBruycker Charolais cow calf Montana SB 11
Jun 18, 2019

Derrell Peel: Green Grass and High Water

Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.
cattle sale barn
Jun 13, 2019

Uncertainty is Impacting Cattle Prices

Cattle and beef markets have decreased from April highs with uncertainty in a variety of factors weighing on markets the past month.
BT Feedlot Backgrounding Steer
May 30, 2019

Tough Week in Oklahoma; Cattle on Feed

According to the Mesonet, the year so far through May 26 is the fourth wettest year on record in the state with the last thirty days the second wettest for the period.
Art Schaap Dairy
May 20, 2019

Producers Are Trying to Rebuild Hay Supplies

The latest Crop Production report from USDA-NASS shos May 1 hay stocks at 14.9 million tons, down 2.9% year over year. However, May 1 hay stocks in 2018 were also small.