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Feedlot cattle
Retail Beef Market Embraces Changes, New Cuts

As the COVID-19 pandemic brought beef shortages, consumers may have noticed some different cuts of beef when their traditional selections were sold out.

3 months ago
Cash cattle trading higher
Higher Cash Still Disappoints

The early trade released any pressure on packers to acquire available inventory and made it easier for them to achieve their buy. The majority of the cash trade in the South was from two packers.

3 months ago
Cattle trade gained $2 to $3
Cash Cattle Rally $2 to $3 In Active Trade

Packers aggressively sought inventory last week and cash fed cattle prices surged $2 per cwt., to instances of $3 higher for the week. Large trade volumes were reported in the North at $107 to $108 per cwt.

3 months ago
Huyser family, MM Feeders, Elm Creek, Neb.
M&M Feeders Wins CAB Honors

For building beneficial relationships and their drive to produce the best, M&M Feeders earned the 2020 Feedyard Commitment to Excellence Award from the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand.

4 months ago
MM Feeders
Cattle Trade Higher Ahead of Record COF

Large volumes of cattle traded in all regions at $2 higher prices ahead of Friday's cattle on feed report which counted 4% more inventory than last September.

4 months ago
Corn by-products can be an alternative energy feed source for cattle.
Feeding By-products to Cattle

Corn by-products, such as wet gluten and distillers’ grains, can be an alternative energy feed source for cattle.

4 months ago
Nalivka: Marketing Beef from the Ground Up

It seems as though marketing has always been kept at an arms-length from production agriculture.  Until recently, raising cattle has been well-defined just as the name says – raising cattle. 

4 months ago
Reconsidering Rye: A Rotational Hybrid & Feed Option for Livestock

A fourth-generation Minnesota farmer has spent more than two decades seeking an alternative crop. His solution—hybrid rye—offers a low-maintenance small grain that pairs well with livestock & boosts sustainability

4 months ago