China will lift its 23-year ban on British beef, which comes as another Brexit deadline looms.
Cattle feeding profit margins retreat further with a weaker cash market and limited packer interest.
Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.
Fed cattle trades were few and far between last week, with most bids lower and packers seemingly uninterested.
The number of Montana cattle deaths compensated for in 2018 by the LIP exceeded 37,000, a total four times the amount paid out over the previous four years combined.
Sued by a meat company last month alleging fraud, a New Hampshire woman has countersued, alleging a "bad faith" attempt to avoid payment for livestock.
China has lifted its temporary ban on Brazilian beef imports after a 10-day suspension in trade due to the discovery of an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).