Latest News From Derrell Peel - Oklahoma State University
Derrell Peel: The Current State Of Beef Demand
Beef demand has remained remarkably strong since the beginning of the pandemic. Beef demand continues to be challenged with restricted food service, but retail grocery demand remains robust.
1 week ago
Derrell Peel: Winter Wheat Grazing Revisited
The early winter storm in late October brought timely and much-needed rain to much of Oklahoma and sharply reduced drought conditions. Feeder cattle prices jumped sharply from the low two weeks ago during the storm.
2 weeks ago
Derrell Peel: Early Winter Storm And Cattle On Feed
A large winter storm is advancing across the central U.S. bringing cold temperatures and some much-needed moisture. Feedlots continued to build inventory during September leading to a record inventory for Oct. 1.
1 month ago
Derrell Peel: Cattle Slaughter Dynamics
There are many dynamics in cattle slaughter markets in the fourth quarter that will determine total slaughter for the year, but an early analysis suggests a 2.5% decline.
1 month ago
Derrell Peel: Feedlot Dynamics Continue
The September Cattle on Feed report was largely a replay of the August report with larger than expected placements pushing feedlot inventories higher.
2 months ago