Cattle futures have come to life yet again.
A recent price recovery in both live cattle and lean hog futures contracts is offering an opportunity for producers to lock in better prices than existed just a few weeks ago.
Today's Cattle on Feed report is a bearish surprise. USDA’s monthly survey of feedlots found 2.6% more placements in August against the trade expectation of a 2.1% decline.
Maybe it’s time to let the strength it takes to make it one more day be the resolve we need to make it one more year. That’s why this year I’m resolved to be unresolved, says Meredith Bernard.
The future of agriculture will look very different than it does today.
Travis Freeburg, of R & K Farms, Inc., describes the reasoning behind the massive shop they built for their Pine Bluffs, Wyoming operation.
Cattle futures have experienced a strong bump in prices over the last two weeks, with October fut
The hog industry could face further price declines with higher production.
The U.S. cattle herd has made strides since the 2014 lows, but prices and exports have yet to fully recover.
Beef supply has been large due to heavy placements of heavy calves and the beginning of more females coming to market as herd expansion may be slowing.
Signs of lower U.S. beef demand appear.
According to our cattle market analyst, kills are running larger than expected, but that doesn't change anyone's mind about supplies.