Recent Stories by John Nalivka
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.
Jun 25, 2019 by John Nalivka
"Living and working in the middle of the majority of U.S. crop and livestock production is important – and close to America’s top-notch agriculture-based universities," says John Nalivka.
Jun 10, 2019 by John Nalivka
A U.S. District judge issued a 28-day temporary restraining order that will stop Steven and Dwight Hammond from using their federal grazing permit near their ranch in Diamond, Oregon.
May 09, 2019 by John Nalivka
While the beef industry has seen growing demand, developments mostly driven by environmental activists still loom over the industry like a gray cloud.
May 03, 2019 by John Nalivka
The U.S. beef industry has evolved significantly over the past five years with a consumer-driven emphasis on value-added products.