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Cattle Trade Higher, Beef Continues Rally

Cash fed cattle traded at modestly higher prices this week in light to moderate volumes. Wholesale beef prices continued pushing higher, and cattle futures prices fizzled with Thursday's losses.

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Positioning and Predictability

A panel of speakers entertained and educated attendees during the “Celebrating Santas” Field Day held at Went Ranches, Bay City, Texas, as part of the 70th Santa Gertrudis Breeders International Annual Meeting.

Cattle Trade Higher, Beef Continues Rally

Cash fed cattle traded at modestly higher prices this week in light to moderate volumes. Wholesale beef prices continued pushing higher, and cattle futures prices fizzled with Thursday's losses.

Beef 101 Workshop Held For Iowa Students

Culinary students from the Iowa Culinary Institute at Des Moines Area Community College learned first-hand about the beef industry at a Beef 101 educational workshop hosted by the Iowa Beef Industry Council.

Biden Administration: Fully Vaccinated People Don’t Need Masks

The CDC recently announced new protocols for fully vaccinated people. Chip Flory discusses these new measures Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, Senior Advisor to the White House COVID-19 Response Team.

Inflation Concerns Sprout From Climbing Commodity and Consumer Prices

Inflation concerns are heating up as fresh data from the Labor Department shows U.S. consumer prices have risen more than 4% over the past year, marking the sharpest increase since 2008.

Cattle Industry Groups Hold Closed-Door Meeting to Discuss Price Imbalances

The more than $900 margin between producers and packers has the largest industry representatives, that are typically at odds, working together.

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John Nalivka
Nalivka: Shedding Light On Packer Capacity

The topic of beef packer capacity remains a critical industry concern. It plays an important role across the entire red meat supply chain from the ranch to the packer/processor through distribution.

Jennifer Shike
5 Reasons Why Livestock Show Moms Deserve a Little Extra Love This Mother's Day

When you become a livestock "show mom," rest assured you’re going to experience your fair share of teachable moments. Here are five reasons why show moms deserve a little extra celebration.

Hughes Abel TSCRA
Abell: The Lasting Effects Of Winter Storm Uri

The lack of electricity and fuel during last winter's historic storm has the Texas state legislature considering an exemption for dyed diesel fuel and increased truck weights on public roads during an emergency.

Kaitlynn Glover - Public Lands Council
Achieving “30 by 30” Requires Ranchers’ Leadership and Expertise

Public lands ranchers are conservation experts. Cattle and sheep producers have cultivated healthy ecosystems on private lands and leverage that environmental success onto the federal grazing allotments they manage.