The up and down stock market looks to impact beef demand.
Mexico historically has been an important source of feeder cattle for U.S. cattlemen, with feeder calf imports of approximately 1 million head a year since the mid-1980s.
The latest checkoff-funded Consumer Beef Index survey shows increasingly positive perceptions about beef.
The market has been moving sideways for three straight months and there is no sign of it breaking out in either direction.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly higher on Friday, lifted by end-of-week short covering following a decline to nine-month lows a day earlier, traders said.Futures, however, remain anchored by
The pounds of calf weaned per acre is key to the evaluation of any cattle system.
USDA report highlights.
Use the following Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, courtesy of Ken Rulon, to plug in your costs to compare conventional tillage and no-till.