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Hulett: Packers Push for More Cattle

The spring rally in negotiated cash cattle prices continued last week as trade in the South developed early in the week with packers more aggressive than in recent weeks.

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Drovers Weekly Cattle Markets Update

Here's this week's update on cattle prices.

Patience Pays Off When Treating BRD

To stay on top of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), producers find patience and persistence are two assets they need in their treatment plans.

Hulett: Packers Push for More Cattle

The spring rally in negotiated cash cattle prices continued last week as trade in the South developed early in the week with packers more aggressive than in recent weeks.

Total Quality Management – A Foundational Approach of BQA

Established product requirements in the beef industry may differ somewhat from one segment of the industry to the next, but there are some common expectations fundamental to each.

Divestment plan leads to ownership changes for 11 feedlots
Peel: Update on Beef Export Markets

Beef exports have evolved significantly in a very dynamic environment of global politics and trade policies; direct and indirect impacts of animal disease outbreaks; and growing beef preferences and consumption.

Carbon Contract Reality: Why Conservation-Minded Farmers May Not Qualify for Private Carbon Programs

The chase to capture carbon continues. It’s a possible new source of income for farmers and ranchers, but it's also bringing a set of challenges and questions. The answer could be both public and private programs.

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Jennifer Shike
When You Are Waist-Deep in Alligators

Why do you do what you do? If you are anything like me, I bet you’ve stopped to take a deep look in the past year at how you spend your days. Pandemic living has definitely made me ask more questions.

Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Stand Up For Animal Ag: Policies Loom That Could Impact Your Farm

Attempting to use the legislative process to make things more difficult for animal agriculture is far from a new tactic for animal rights activist organizations, but things seem to be heating up in this area. 

Greg Henderson
Nalivka: Margin Outlook for Cow-Calf Producers

Most industry analysts expect cow-calf operations will see positive margins in 2021 and over the next two or three years. That optimistic view is based on expectations for smaller cattle supplies going forward.

John Nalivka
Nalivka: Building Demand And Managing Risk

Proposed legislation that is perceived to make markets work better and solve a problem often has the opposite effect, argues Sterling Marketing president John Nalivka.