Recent Stories by John Nalivka
Jan 20, 2020 by John Nalivka
It is important to maintain our community ties built around agriculture and mining that have been the fabric of rural America.
Jan 03, 2020 by John Nalivka
John Nalivka's projections for the 2020 Cattle Inventory show a decline of 1.6%, which, if realized, would be smallest inventory number since 2016.
Dec 20, 2019 by John Nalivka
As 2019 rapidly comes to a close and the holiday season is upon us, Americans have an abundance for which to be thankful. This is particularly true with regard to food production in the U.S.
Dec 09, 2019 by John Nalivka
Capturing and using data on the performance of your herd and the profitability of your ranch can help you make decisions that will lead to better performance and profitability.
Nov 21, 2019 by John Nalivka
Ranchers can no longer consider their end product as calves or yearlings, with their role in the industry complete once those calves or yearlings are loaded on a truck and leave the ranch.
Nov 08, 2019 by John Nalivka
Beef cow slaughter in 2019 will be the highest relative to the overall cow herd since 2013, and suggests tighter supplies in 2020 and higher overall prices.
Aug 22, 2019 by John Nalivka
While the fire was unfortunate, the industry suffered more from an over-reaction by cattle markets in the week immediately following the fire.
Aug 15, 2019 by John Nalivka
Congress passed the Wild Horse and Burro Act in 1971, and the law and its stated objectives led to controversy that is as heated today as it was a half century ago.
Jul 12, 2019 by John Nalivka
Market fundamentals are dynamic and how these fundamentals affect different people in the supply chain and their reaction is the foundation of market analysis.