Recent Stories by John Nalivka
Oct 20, 2020 by John Nalivka
Long term financial success for the beef industry will require fostering market approaches that are consistent with the future direction of the industry, says John Nalivka who supports a CME Beef Cutout contract.
Jul 24, 2020 by John Nalivka
Since the week of May 16 when the beef cutout hit record highs, the price has fallen 56%. Simultaneously, weekly beef production has increased 29% and carcass weights are averaging 37 pounds more than last year.
Jul 10, 2020 by John Nalivka
The U.S. beef industry is a forage-based industry and that one distinction from the pork and poultry industries will hinder any future vertical integration, says John Nalivka.
Jun 18, 2020 by John Nalivka
Increased weights plagued the fish and seafood industry just as it affected cattle and hog carcass weights throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 08, 2020 by John Nalivka
U.S. cattle slaughter was up an estimated 25% over the previous holiday-shortened week as beef packers gradually return to near-normal capacity utilization.
May 11, 2020 by John Nalivka
Some operational changes made by the packing and processing centers are likely to remain after the COVID-19 pandemic is over, leaving some higher costs in the supply-chain.