Meat market update
Dec 11, 2014

Meat Market Update | Formula sales moderate wild swings in price

The Comprehensive Choice or average cutout was only $.55 cents lower on the heels of a daily spot Choice cutout that was $4.86 lower by Friday. The cutout was buffered by the formula prices which represented 53 percent of the total sales. Many of the formula sales are priced off of previous sales so they tend to moderate wild swings in prices....More
Dec 10, 2014

4 reasons why a barn is the heart of a good ranch 4

Traditional big, red barns are becoming obsolete as metal buildings take their place on farms and ranches. Here are four ways an old wooden barn is still the best spot to be on the farm....More
Dec 8, 2014

Do high calf prices mean more gifts under your Christmas tree?

Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s a busy time with folks shopping for presents and preparing for holiday parties. Do you plan to spend more or less on gifts this year? This week’s poll wants to know!...More
Jun 18, 2014
Elanco Animal Health

Analytics Enable Elanco Customers Opportunity Through Full Value Beef

Full Value Beef is a partnership program established by Elanco Animal Health to help their customers to make better decisions by using good analytics. Analytics gives feeders and stockers the chance to develop the competitive edge they need in the modern marketplace....More
Dec 4, 2014

Meat Market Update | Rib prices see dramatic gain

Rib prices increased very dramatically in the last week, jumping another $10 to set new high prices. They have jumped about $60 since the first week of October....More
Dec 4, 2014

Agriculture can’t allow outsiders to define sustainability 8

Everyone is 100% for sustainable agriculture, but there is wide disagreement on what that looks like and how it will be measured and verified....More
Dec 4, 2014

Why portion size isn’t a major issue for the beef industry 1

The beef processing and retail system will continue to innovate and deal with larger cuts of meats....More

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