Cash cattle prices declined $2 per cwt. last week while the beef cutout dipped $3 per cwt., contributing to lower industry margins.
Producers impacted by wildfires and hurricanes in 2017 are eligible for monetary assistance to rebuild and recover on their farms through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA).
A review and understanding of past data can help determine the future of the beef industry.
Consumer Reports survey indicates consumers want clear labels identifying meat produced in the lab from cultured animal cells.
Implanting your calves has many benefits, and can easily be done during a summer processing event.
If the current political rhetoric persists then very little change is expected, but an escalation of said rhetoric could be a market mover.
Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the Midwest last week, and despite some thunderstorm in the High Plains, drought conditions have intensified. Cattlemen are culling herds and dipping into hay supplies.