The South saw another wide trading range last week as prices ranged from $95 to $115 per cwt. for cash fed cattle with just two packers active in the negotiated cash market.
Tyson Foods announced a one-time assistance payments to cattle feeders "in an effort to demonstrate our commitment and support of our valued cattle suppliers."
Heavy cattle weights offset harvest disruptions.
With seven weeks passed since the fire at Tyson's Finney County, Kan. plant, the impacts and resulting ripple effects are clearer now and are fading as expected.
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.
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R-CALF USA sent a letter to Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue asking him to consider opening the 24 million acres of land in the Conservation Reserve Program to help alleviate the backlog in the live cattle supply chain.
Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF USA spoke with AgriTalk host Chip Flory about the group’s call to open CRP lands, the 50/14 proposal and more.