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Ohio gets $4.5M from Selling Prison Farm Cattle, Equipment

12/28/2016

Ohio's prisons agency made about $4.5 million from selling cattle and equipment after shutting down its prison-farm system, according to records from the state Department of Administrative Services.

Obama Admin. Fighting for U.S. Beef Producers

12/27/2016

As the Obama administration starts to wind down its tenure in Washington, it’s taking up a fight on behalf of U.S. beef producers.

Cattle Outlook: Placements Up, Not as Much as Marketings

12/26/2016

Feedlot marketings were up 16.6% in November, while placements rose 15%.

Top Producer Seminar Early-Bird Rate Expires Dec. 31

12/26/2016

Sharpen your business skills, learn market trends and borrow ideas from peers at the Top Producer Seminar.

Top Producer Seminar Early-Bird Rate Expires Dec. 31

12/26/2016

Sharpen your business skills, learn market trends and borrow ideas from peers at the Top Producer Seminar.

Elf on a Ranch Spreads Christmas Cheer

12/22/2016

A ranch in Kansas needed a little help heading into the holidays, so they hired an elf. But he doesn't spend much time on the shelf. 

Peace Erupts Over Food

12/22/2016
If the major powers of the era had focused on free trade rather than fighting, perhaps the spirit behind the Christmas Truce of 1914 would have been a long-term reality rather than a short-term blessing.

Cattle Market to "Loosen Up" in Q2 of 2017

12/22/2016

Cattle markets have seen a nice run in November and December, but some analysts think it won’t continue. 

Cattle Consume 30 to 50% More During Extreme Cold

12/21/2016

A cow’s nutritional demands increased depending on weather conditions. Animals burn more calories to keep warm during extreme cold.

Profit Tracker: Profits 4 Consecutive Weeks

12/21/2016

Cattle feeders earned average profits of $68 per head last week, $30 per head more than the previous week.

Profit Tracker: Profits 4 Consecutive Weeks

12/21/2016

Cattle feeders earned average profits of $68 per head last week, $30 per head more than the previous week.

Crop Planning

12/21/2016

Online Cattle Sale Aids in Price Discovery and Transparency

12/19/2016

The Fed Cattle Exchange is helping the beef industry by delivering another data point for price discovery through an online live cattle auction.

Cattle Outlook: Retail Prices Down from Last Year

12/18/2016

Retail beef prices have come up in the past month, but they are down from last year.

Florida Agriculture Industry Can't Shake Citrus Fall, Land Loss

12/18/2016

Florida has fallen in agriculture production as the state continues to develop agriculture land for housing

Dangerous Cold, Snow Forecast for Parts of Northern United States

12/17/2016

The arctic air that has chilled large swaths of the northern United States for days will culminate this weekend with dangerous cold in Montana and North Dakota as heavy snow falls in other parts of the country, officials said.

Cold Spell Seen Threatening Winter Wheat in U.S. Plains, Midwest

12/17/2016

Frigid temperatures are expected in the U.S. Plains and Midwest in the coming days, and roughly 20 percent of the Plains hard red winter wheat crop is vulnerable to damage, an agricultural meteorologist said on Friday.

Pricey Bison Burgers Get Even More Expensive on Supply Curbs

12/16/2016

Demand for grass-fed bison meat and burgers rising in the U.S.

C-C-C-COLD-D-D-D!

12/16/2016

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