It’s not unusual for the cutout to increase during October, and that occurred again this year.
Most of 2014 saw record high prices, but the downward trend in the beef and cattle markets looks like it could carry into the New Year.
Fed cattle prices are higher for the second week in a row.
The nation hasn’t seen such a small beef cow herd in decades. Now many producers who survived the recent drought are focused on rebuilding. The question is, how long will it take?
Global beef trade is dynamic and trade levels rise and fall based on factors such as changes in currency valuation, areas of drought and global demand.
Exports of U.S. beef closed 2013 by eclipsing the $6 billion mark for the first time, setting a new annual value record.
SDSU Extension teams up with the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association - Cattle Feeder Council to host a feedlot tour July 14, 2015.
It comes as no surprise that the organic sector continues to grow at a faster pace than other agricultural production systems. And organic field crops have gained in acreage and value, according to a new USDA report.