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Cattle and hog feeding margins
Profit Tracker: Cattle And Hog Margins Positive

Average cattle and hog finishing margins are both positive for the third consecutive week, according to calculations in the Sterling Marketing Profit Tracker.

1 month ago
Pilgrim's Pride has agreed to a plea agreement.
Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees To $110 Million Price-Fixing Fine

Pilgrim's Pride, which produces 20% of U.S. chicken, has entered into a plea agreement with the Department of Justice in its investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging of chicken products.

1 month ago
Activists released mink from farms.
Animal Rights Activists Release Mink In Utah, Idaho

Animal rights activists released approximately 2,000 mink and vandalized fur farms in Northern Utah and Southern Idaho in late September.

1 month ago
Green Plains Cattle Co. has sold.
Green Plains Exits Cattle Feeding Business

Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., has sold its remaining 50% interest in Green Plains Cattle Co. LLC, which has a one-time capacity of 355,000 head in six feedlots across three states.

1 month ago
Might The Election Affect Meat Demand?

Purdue University economist Jayson Lusk to AgriTalk host Tyne Morgan a change in the administration is likely to have a minimal immediate effect on dietary guidelines, but the lever of power would be in place for change.

1 month ago
Cattle in a Kansas Feedyard
Fall Rally Continues For Fed Cattle

A fall rally in cash fed cattle markets has added $5 to $6 per cwt. over the past three weeks. Feeder cattle remain in moderate demand, but drought conditions across much of the Great Plains is affecting cattle markets.

1 month ago
Wolf Reintroduction On Ballot In Colorado

Colorado voters will consider Proposition 114, which would require the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to create a plan to reintroduce and manage gray wolves on the state’s Western Slope.

1 month ago
New Indictments In DOJ Chicken Price-Fixing Probe

The Department of Justice announced six new chicken-industry defendants in its ongoing investigation into price-fixing and bid rigging for broiler chicken products.

1 month ago