There were 491 million pounds of beef in cold storage at the end of February.
We are now fully transitioning into a primary calf selling time of the year for cow-calf producers and into an active buying time for stocker producers.
Beef exports surge despite lower slaughter numbers.
The unemployment rate has dropped, a sign the economy might grow.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
July placements up 2.7% vs year ago and Aug. 1 feedlot cattle at 104.3% of year ago.