Policy news grabbed the headlines yesterday, as USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a $12 billion relief package for farmers impacted by tariffs. Beef leaders say they look forward to reviewing the details.
The Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour isn’t all clear skies, sunshine and 240 bushel corn. In fact, today, on the Eastern leg of the tour, scouts were met with severe weather and extreme variability in the fields.
For the cowboys who lived it, 2014 provided a once-in-a-lifetime market. Record-high prices were established with regularity through the ¬≠first seven months of the year, and feeder cattle and calf prices increased 3