The monthly average price of corn received by U.S. farmers exceeded $4.00 per bushel for 46 consecutive months from September 2010 through July 2014. The simple average of those monthly prices was $5.85, in a range of $
Beef and cattle prices dropped this past week, but it's still a profitable time to be in the beef industry.
U.S. feedlots unexpectedly increased the number of cattle purchased in December compared with a year earlier, a government report showed.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Higher fed cattle prices ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday helped lift cattle feeding margins modestly.
Last week’s $1 per cwt retreat in cash cattle prices took feedyard margins only modestly lower.
Last week's $1 per cwt retreat in cash cattle prices took feedyard margins only modestly lower.