Beef producers interested in learning more about fescue management and comparing fall versus spring calving should plan to attend one of two upcoming beef management update sessions in southern Iowa.
The $4-plus rally in cash fed cattle prices pulled feedyards out of the red, and packer margins remain at historic levels.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
For most of us, July 4th means cookouts, parades and fireworks. But for livestock, it’s the unofficial entry to the “dog days of summer,” with the associated threat of damaging heat stress.
Feedyard profit margins rebounded slightly after last week’s $2 rally in the cash fed cattle market.
Fed cattle prices set new record highs this week.
Use the following Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, courtesy of Ken Rulon, to plug in your costs to compare conventional tillage and no-till.