The feeder cattle market was $2-$6 lower and instances of up to $10 lower. Buyers have reduced their bids in response to declining finished cattle prices, negative feedlot margins and closeouts along with declining CME prices....More
The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice Cutout dropped $8.23 lower, but the total volume also dropped. Normally when we see a big drop in prices we get some additional sales, like we had last week, but not this week....More
USDA renewed the furor over imports of beef from regions in Brazil and Argentina known to be historic hotspots for foot-and-mouth disease. Has legislative maneuvering put that issue to rest? Read about that and more in this week’s Trending Headlines.
This monthly discussion of hot industry topics takes an in-depth look at beef industry issues and concerns with co-hosts Ron Lemenager, Extension beef specialist at Purdue University and BEEF Senior Editor Burt Rutherford....More