The unemployment rate has dropped, a sign the economy might grow.
The summer grilling season brought on a record price for fresh beef this June.
The April Cattle on Feed report said placements into large feedlots during March were up 0.4% and marketings were down 1.7% compared to March 2014.
Live cattle prices were up $2 to $3 from the previous week.
In less than a month feedlot cowboys from across the country will be gathering in Wichita, Kan. to learn about best management practices and animal welfare.
Register by Sept. 30 to secure a place at the educational event.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Packers could potentially find it challenging to obtain enough market ready cattle to meet their spring order demands.