Packers were hesitant to offer a bid on cattle early last week, and after a $5 decline, feeders still have many unanswered questions about the impact of harvest capacity.
Due to the recent severe weather, many cow-calf producers have a significant number of first-calf heifers or cows that have lost calves this spring.
These are challenging times, but economic uncertainties and difficult odds haven’t kept past generations of farmers from success. Here's some advice to help you manage your farm business.
Does May bring flowers … or more showers?
There are no guarantees in the cattle business, but it is almost a guarantee that the average calf and feeder cattle prices will be lower in 2017 than in 2016.
With weaning season upon us and harvesters starting to roll down the road, producers are getting busy. With all the day to day tasks that need to get done, it is easy to stick to tradition and ignore the fact that what
Imagine how valuable a technology could be in your animal health program that provides a daily list of calves not visiting the feed bunk or water tank in the last 24 hours.
The question often posed is “will beef be priced so high that consumers will quit buying beef?"