Has the long-awaited washout in packing capacity finally arrived? Cargill’s announcement that it will close its Milwaukee beef plant has industry analysts wondering if packers are finally getting chain space more in alignment with a shrinking cattle herd.
The heat of summer if fully upon us in many parts of the country. And that has both cattle and cattle producers seeking a cool spot to get out of the heat and humidity. Here are some trending news headlines on heat stress, livestock handling, ag gag laws and more.
The wholesale market continues its bull surge, but Livestock Market Information Center (LMIC) Director Jim Robb says it looks like the market may start pulling back a bit, reports the Oklahoma Farm Report. Read more about this and other beef headlines here.
It’s July and that means summer is fully upon us. But the weather and the market have made the summer of 2014 a remarkable and interesting time. Here is a roundup of headlines to inform and entertain you.
It may be the week leading up to July 4, but that doesn’t mean the news is cooling off. Here’s a roundup of headlines to interest and entertain you as you prepare to fire up the grill for Independence Day.
When you feed your calves and see the results of your management and genetic decisions further down the marketing chain, it changes your perspective. Here's how Mike Healy hit a home-run with his calf crop this past year.
The fed and feeder cattle market, ignoring historical norms and every price chart ever constructed, continues to gain tsunami-like momentum as summer officially kicks off. What does that mean for your fall marketing plans?
The U.S. cattle industry received some very positive news this week when Hong Kong announced it would fully reopen to U.S. beef. For more on the export front, as well as a roundup of more news that made headlines this week, check out BEEF’s Top Headlines.