Frigid temperatures are expected in the U.S. Plains and Midwest in the coming days, and roughly 20 percent of the Plains hard red winter wheat crop is vulnerable to damage, an agricultural meteorologist said on Friday.
Feeding cost of gain is expected to drop for the remainder of 2016. Small net returns could be on the horizon for cattle finishers. Where are feeder cattle prices headed? Does it pay to retain ownership?
In the cattle markets this week, Tim Hackbarth of Zaner Ag Hedge gives his impression of the immediate outlook. Near-term markets are still bearish with cash prices still slipping, trading 102 in Texas and Kansas this w
Friday’s report is anticipated not only for the information that enables market analysts to estimate slaughter cattle supplies, but also because the January report was unpublished due to the government shutdown.
Calf and yearling markets continued to rally during January, adding 5% onto gains of 7% to 10% recorded in <p></p>December. A mid-January storm across the Northern Plains canceled some sales and severely hampered <p></p>auc