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NCBA CEO Kendal Frazier Announces Plans for Retirement

After 34 years with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the past four as CEO, Kendal Frazier announced his plans for retirement.

Cash Feeder Pig Prices Average $97.36, Down $2.81 Last Week

Cash-traded feeder pig reported volume was below average this past week, with 4,800 head reported. Cash feeder pig reported prices were $97.36, down $2.81 per head from last week.

A Flexible Marketing Approach Can Pay Off

Sometimes, the slightest of differences between groups of feeder cattle can significantly affect their value when sold as fats. Understanding these subtle nuances can help you more effectively market your future calf crops.

Effective Corral Work: Part 2

Alleyways are used not only for livestock movement, but for cattle "storage." But cattle don’t like to be crowded, and remaining in alleyways until processing makes the corral experience bad, and makes cattle harder to work next time.

Shad Sullivan: I’ll Thank A Farmer....and a Rancher

"Who else has the knowledge, the experience, and the fortitude to press on," asks Shad Sullivan? "The American farmer and rancher."

CAB Insider: Weather, Heifers Drive Lower Weights

The beef cattle trade has been highlighting this winter’s weather market for several weeks now, but the impact from last week’s bomb cyclone the cattle feeding belt has escalated problems for cattle performance.

Cattle and Beef Trade: 2018 Summary, Part 1

The recent USDA release of the December livestock trade data puts a bow on cattle and beef trade for 2018. 

In The Cattle Markets: Cattle on Feed Jumps Slightly From Last Year

Following the shutdown, fundamental information is slowly returning to normal. The February Cattle on Feed report was released last Friday, with the March report scheduled for its normal date of March 22.