Canada is increasing the national beef checkoff from C$1 to C$2.50.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Until the market gains some consistency with what is happening in the country then the futures market is about as risky as playing croquet in the alligator pit.
The last time the Cattle on Feed report grew 9% from the previous year was in October 2006.
Cattle placements into U.S. feedlots last month rose 5.0 percent from March 2015 but were the smallest for the month in five years, according to a government report on Friday, and less than average industry forecasts.
There were 451 million pounds of beef in cold storage at the end of June. That was up 1.2% from the month before, but down 4.9% from a year ago.
Use the following Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, courtesy of Ken Rulon, to plug in your costs to compare conventional tillage and no-till.
Billionaire Stan Kroenke has been approved by a Texas court to purchase the historic W.T. Waggoner Ranch.