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Derrell Peel : Winter Wheat Grazing Prospects

Markets will no doubt evolve this fall and producers must continue to evaluate winter grazing potential under dynamic market conditions and profit potential may vary widely.

Cattle prices higher again
Cash Is Close to Peaking

Cattle feeders are anticipating that the current run up in the cash market may have hit the peak and could plateau before long.

July cattle feedlot placements were 11% higher
Derrell Peel: Feedlots Reload In July

Friday's USDA cattle on feed report held a few surprises for cattlemen, and analysts are finding the available data a challenge after the turbulence witnessed the first half of 2020.

Cattle on feed up 2%
Cattle Rally Completes 7th Week, COF Up 2%

Cattle prices rallied for the seventh consecutive week, adding $12 per cwt. over that span. Cattle on feed numbers were up 2% Aug. 1, with July placements up 11%.

Black Ink: Rookies, Quick Studies and Jumping In

Farm and ranch kids are pretty cool. This edition of Black Ink touches on what we can learn from the way they learn.

Glenn Selk: Why 45-Day Weaning Is Important

If you are targeting selling your calves during one of this fall's value-added or preconditioned sales, be mindful some of the required weaning dates are only days away.

Matsushima to Win Industry Achievement Award at Feeding Quality Forum

For his immeasurable impact on the industry and the people in it, Matsushima will receive the 2020 Feeding Quality Forum Industry Achievement Award. He’ll be recognized during the virtual event, slated for Aug. 25-26.

Cash cattle trade higher
Hulett: Cash Keeps Positive Momentum

Cash cattle prices moved higher again for the sixth consecutive week, with the North still trading premium to the South. Feedyards in the South appear to be cleaning up faster than expected.