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Packing Problems Down the Road for Cattle Producers

02/06/2017

The Cattle Industry Convention has wrapped up another year of sharpening its focus on 2017. 

Fed Cattle Exchange Aims To Create Transparency In Market

02/06/2017

Volatile cattle markets have impacted the industry over the past year. To help the situation, industry leaders have tried to shorten the trading hours and address high frequency trading. A group of cattle operators are doing business a different way in an open cash market with an online live auction. 

Deal Allows Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

02/06/2017

A deal disclosed Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while sparing 25 animals that American Indian tribes want to start new herds. 

Cargill at Odds With Trump as It Warns on Immigration, Trade

02/06/2017

‘We cannot wall ourselves off’ from the other 96% of world.

Mars: "Miscommunication" Led to Skittles Spill

02/05/2017

Mars says a miscommunication with a subcontractor led to a defective batch of its Skittles, reportedly on their way to becoming cattle feed, ending up scattered across a highway.

Cattle Industry 'Very Concerned' by Trump Pledge on NAFTA

02/03/2017

Good access to export markets needed to avoid beef oversupply.

Feedlot Placements Jump in December

02/03/2017

Strong feedlot demand for feeder cattle helps explain the strong feeder price rally at the end of 2016. 

Pro Farmer: Cattle Market Facing Hurdles

02/03/2017

The cattle industry is buzzing in Nashville this week, and Pro Farmer couldn’t help but to join the conversation about prices.

Leaders Talk Health of Beef Industry At Cattle Convention

02/03/2017

The annual Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show was held Feb. 1-3 in Nashville, Tenn. Industry leaders talk about the health of the overall beef industry.

Freezing Cows Die from Fescue Foot; No Known Cure, but Prevention Work

02/03/2017

Reports of "fescue foot" causing loss of cows are coming in, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.

 

Monday Market Sentiment: Choice Boxed Beef Prices Rise

02/03/2017

After beef prices saw an upward movement in the month of November, prices continued to climb in December.

4 Court Cases to Watch in Agriculture

02/02/2017

The Utah Prairie Dog's listing under the Endangered Species Act is being challenged by a landowner. It is just one of a number of court cases that could affect agriculture in 2017.

Latest Cattle on Feed Report Bearish

02/02/2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture also reported a record amount of beef in freezers or cold storage last week.

Winter Doldrums Hang Over Female Markets

02/02/2017

While both fed and feeder cattle markets posted strong rallies into the new year, female markets were mixed.

Lady of Leadership

02/02/2017

Terri Barber steers the American Hereford Association forward.

Chasing a Cow with a Drone? Utah Bill Would Put You in Jail

02/02/2017

A Utah law proposal would make it illegal to harrass livestock with a drone, and animal rights activists don't like it.

Needed: Strong Trade Agreements With Predictable Allies

02/02/2017
A wise old farmer once passed along this bit of wisdom to me: Don’t ever let yourself become convinced of anything. Let the market tell you what to do—and if it tells you to change, make sure you’re listening.

Is Beef Expansion Over After Slow Growth on Cattle Inventory Report?

02/02/2017

The cattle industry is gathering in Nashville for its annual National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) convention, discussing issues like trade and Washington policy as the new administration is already hard at work. 

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