According to the USDA's latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report, the forecast for total red meat and poultry production for 2016 is reduced from last month as increased beef and turkey production is
Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
Hog futures began 2016 by diving in concert with the global equity markets, but the nearby February contract later rebounded substantially from support associated with its pivotal 40-day moving average. On Tuesday it sm
USDA's Hogs and Pigs report was released on December 23rd. In the Cattle Markets is normally devoted to cattle market analysis, but this report holds some important information on competing meats for the coming y
Great beef starts with seedstock focus, which is daily life for Art and Stacy Butler of Spring Cove Ranch in Idaho. For more than a century, the Butler family has raised registered Angus seedstock on the western range.
Research supports fat as part of a healthy diet and consumers are demanding high-quality beef, and the beef industry has seen a rebound of grade because of increased emphasis on genetics, says Dale Woerner, Texas Tech.
Everyone involved in the cow/calf sector, commercial or seedstock, exited last fall's sale season reeling from what appeared to be an inevitable storm. Skepticism quickly replaced the optimistic zeal that carried