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Profit tracker shows improvement
Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Hit Triple Digits

Cattle and hogs prices both moved higher last week and both enterprises posted profits on closeouts for the first time in several months.

2 months ago
No Rules!

“Rules? In a knife fight?” Harvey Logan, in a scene from “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” was incredulous at the suggestion.

2 months ago
Cattle prices turned higher
Cash Cattle And Futures Turn Higher

This week's higher cash and futures prices have traders looking for additional gains next week. Packers gave up some leverage but their margins remain excellent.

2 months ago
Ranch cattle
R-CALF Files New Checkoff Lawsuit

R-CALF USA has filed a new lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Beef Checkoff over amendments made to the program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

2 months ago
Wyoming ranch cattle
COOL: R-CALF, NFU Seek FTC Assistance

R-CALF and the National Farmers Union ask the Federal Trade Commission to correct “substantive conflicts” seen between existing federal law and USDA’s “past, present and future meat labeling schemes.”

2 months ago
Strauss Free Raised beef
New Wisconsin Beef Plant Proposed

Wisconsin beef processor Strauss Brands is seeking approval to build a new 152,000 square-foot packing facility that will process between 250 and 500 head per day.

2 months ago
Fed Cattle Lower, Feeder Cattle Uneven

Cattle prices were softer across all regions last week despite cattle futures prices regaining some momentum. Wholesale beef prices also declined after the Labor Day holiday.

2 months ago
One of the animals killed had a front leg dismembered.
Cattle Criminals Strike In Arkansas

Another incidence of senseless killing of cattle has occurred, this time in Arkansas.

2 months ago