Recent Stories by John Nalivka
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.
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.