With today’s price levels, it seems that everyone is looking for a reason to make it go lower. Whatever your thoughts on beef quality changes, we can’t ignore what that improvement has meant to beef demand....More
Dr. Scott talks about this concept and Purina’s 12-month cow care program, called “sustained nutrition,” which is designed to keep cows at a more consistent plane of nutrition throughout the year and provide a higher-quality calf crop....More
With projected ending U.S. corn stocks higher than at any time since 2004-2005, the monthly World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates released this week knocked back the projected season-average price a smooth 40¢/bu. at the mid-point to $3.20-$3.80/bu....More
Despite all the reams of data and sophisticated modeling, and the acknowledgement that fundamentals eventually determine the price, in the short term, it is often fear and greed that rule the day....More
With record cash returns/cow in the cards for this year and next, and possibly longer, the signal is sent to rebuild the cowherd. The question is, how can we rebuild numbers and still keep prices at a profitable level?...More
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