LATEST NEWS FROM Feedyard

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16:01PM Jan 17, 2020

Cattle Markets Take A Breather, Feds Steady To $1 Lower

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Cattle feeders were unable to push the cash market higher, settling for mostly steady money as packers were noticeably less aggressive with much narrower profit margins.

10:12AM Jan 15, 2020

Profit Tracker: Feedyards Gaining Leverage

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Beef packer profit margins fell to their lowest level in nearly two years last week while cattle feeding margins exceeded triple digits for the second consecutive week.

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11:52AM Jan 14, 2020

Beef Packers Seek Dismissal Of Antitrust Lawsuit

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Lawyers for America’s largest beef packing companies asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss the class action suit filed against them by a group of ranchers last year.

15:45PM Jan 10, 2020

Grazing Cattle Sharply Higher, Fed Cattle Firm

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Steers and heifers suitable for grazing programs sold sharply higher in the week ended Jan. 10. AMS reporters called demand good to very good at livestock auctions nationwide.

14:07PM Jan 10, 2020

Walmart Enters The Beef Business With Packing Facility In Georgia

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Walmart held a grand opening of its Thomasville, Georgia, beef processing facility that will supply Black Angus beef to some 500 of its retail stores in the southeast.

15:50PM Jan 09, 2020

Profit Tracker: Packer/Feeder Margin Spread Flips To Favor Feeders

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Cattle feeding profit margins exceeded beef packer margins last week for the first time in more than two years as cash cattle prices have increased 20% since September.

11:40AM Jan 07, 2020

Farm Journal Ag Labor Survey

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

No paid time off and no health insurance is the norm for livestock employees.