Cattle prices peaked at unprecedented levels in 2014, fell off a cliff in 2015, and have taken a another steep nosedive in 2016. When you look at the chart above you can see that prices for weaned steers have fallen sh
Ask livestock producers in Kansas to name the most threatening predator to their operation, and most, if not all, will have the same answer: coyotes. In Kansas, this member of the canine family can be trapped year-round
Finished cattle continued trading steady for the fifth consecutive week. Early in this trend, one might say this was beneficial for cattle feeders as they were able to hold packers at bay and keep prices from falling.
What about beef production accounting for only 1.9 percent of total U.S. Greenhouse gas emissions? By comparison, transportation and electricity accounted for 25.8 percent and 30.6 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas e