Commodity Markets Center

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Latest News From Markets

Fed cattle traded higher
Cash Cattle Market Trends Higher

Cattle feeders saw continued higher prices in the cash market last week with cattle in the South trading at $99 to $100, with the majority of the cattle going at the higher end.

Beef Marketing Program monitors individual animal performance.
New Program Monitors Individual Animal Performance

Vytelle announces through its GrowSafe business the launch of the Beef Marketing Program to monitor individual animal performance, predict carcass weight and optimally market cattle in the feedlot.

Cash fed cattle prices increased for the fifth consecutive week.
Fed Cattle Rally Reaches Fifth Week

Cattle markets rallied again the first full week of August with both fed cattle and feeders reported at $3 per cwt. higher.

Justin Sexten: You Are How You Eat?

As technology advances, our ability to monitor behavior in a normal feeding environment will help determine if efficiency causes the behavior or the behavior makes cattle more efficient.

Cattle on feed
Nalivka: USDA Reports and Market Analysis

Data from USDA's monthly cattle on feed reports and rising feeder cattle prices in July suggest cattle feeders have pen space to fill and the backlog of cattle is now diminishing.

Profit Tracker: Triple Digit Feeding Losses Continue

Cash fed cattle prices inched higher the last week of July, but cattle feeders struggle with heavy per head losses. Finished hog prices rallied $4 last week, cutting per head losses by 25%.

Beef demand remains critical to prices
Derrell Peel: Beef Demand and Macroeconomics

Preliminary GDP data suggest the U.S. experienced an unprecedented economic decline during the second quarter of 2020, leading to uncertainty about consumer beef demand for the remainder of the year.

Feeding Quality Forum registration is open.
Registration Open For CAB's Feeding Quality Forum

The 15th Annual Certified Angus Beef Feeding Quality Forum will be held virtually this year on Aug. 25 and 26, offering key marketing insights and unique perspectives on the beef supply chain’s future.