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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.

Agri Beef cattle feeding
Agri Beef Plans New Idaho Packing Plant

Agri Beef, a cattle feeding, farming and beef processing company in business since 1968, announced it plans to open a new beef packing facility in Jerome, Idaho.

Graduate students Merritt Drewery and Kyle Weldon collect duodenal samples from a Brahman steer.
Brahman-Type Cattle May Require Less Nitrogen

A Texas A&M AgriLife study will determine differences in nitrogen requirements between Brahman type cattle and others, which may allow producers to reduce the protein in cattle diet formulations.

Feedlot cattle
Fed Cattle Exchange Acquired by Central Stockyards, LLC

The Fed Cattle Exchange, the only weekly fed cattle online auction for the cattle industry, has been acquired by Central Stockyards, LLC from 5150 Productions Company, LLC.