Profitability for both cow-calf and feedyards is projected to improve in 2021, Sterling Marketing president John Nalivka told AgriTalk host Chip Flory.
Beef supplies will continue to grow in 2018, but robust demand keeps all sectors modestly profitable.
Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
A Texas-based marketing cooperative is working with beef packers to sort off the fattest cattle in member feedyards for harvest in an attempt to keep cattle from becoming overfinished.
While the release of USDA reports ceased for a month it does not spell disaster and certainly, the markets continue to roll along in pretty good shape.
Cattle markets continued reeling Tuesday as both CME Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle set contract lows following Monday's locked limit-down performance.
Increased slaughter of cows and heifers in 2019 means fewer feeder cattle in 2020, leading analysts to project an uptick in prices for all classes in 2020.
Price discovery - or lack thereof - has been a topic of discussion in the cattle industry for decades.