Multimedia Library - All http://beefmagazine.com/media en Meat Market Update | Higher prices result in lower sales volume http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume <div class="node-body video-body">The Choice box beef cutout jumped $2.86 this week in price, but the volume was the lowest non-holiday week in well over a year. During the previous week, trade saw slightly higher prices with sales volume that jumped and was higher in every category. However, this week's much higher prices brought lower sales volume in every single category.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:01:00 +0000 87171 at http://beefmagazine.com 9 new beef industry products to consider this spring http://beefmagazine.com/business/9-new-beef-industry-products-consider-spring <div class="node-body gallery-body">Learn more about new beef industry products released this spring including John Deere's new iPhone app, Seago International’s Mini-Postmaster and a no-tear tagging system.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/9-new-beef-industry-products-consider-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/9-new-beef-industry-products-consider-spring#comments Business Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:33:00 +0000 87011 at http://beefmagazine.com Pasture drought recovery starts with good weed control practices http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pasture-drought-recovery-starts-good-weed-control-practices <div class="node-body video-body">While much of the nation’s beef-producing country has mostly recovered from recent droughts, parts of the Southwest are just now seeing their pastures begin to produce forages needed for herd expansion or revitalized stocker production. A good time to control weeds is when a pasture is coming out of a drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pasture-drought-recovery-starts-good-weed-control-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pasture-drought-recovery-starts-good-weed-control-practices#comments Dow AgroSciences Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:38:00 +0000 86981 at http://beefmagazine.com 9 new hay-making tools for the 2015 forage season http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here’s what hay and forage manufacturers are offering for 2015.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:22:00 +0000 87001 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 trending headlines: The cost of skinny cows; Plus, is a megadrought looming? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming <div class="node-body gallery-body">Almost all producers have, at some time or another, battled drought. Are the droughts of the past few years just a warm-up for what’s yet to come?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming#comments Business Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000 86911 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">In a week of weather-curtailed receipts, especially in the Southeast and Southwest, yearlings traded $2-$5/cwt. lower. Calves sold unevenly steady. Pressure still looms over the market with neither buyers nor sellers content. About the only market participant satisfied is someone who sold cattle two months ago. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ishmael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/02/use-one_1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW022815.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6309853">FINALCMW022815.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:49:00 +0000 86851 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>In a week of weather-curtailed receipts, especially in the Southeast and Southwest, yearlings traded $2-$5/cwt. lower according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Calves sold unevenly steady.</p> <p>&quot;Pressure still looms over the market with neither buyers nor sellers content. About the only market participant satisfied is someone who sold cattle two months ago,&quot; AMS analysts explained.</p> <p>Through Friday afternoon, cash fed cattle trade had been scattered through the week at $1-$4 lower than the previous week, but there were too few transactions to trend.</p> <p>Yet, resurgent wholesale beef values ended up being a significant bright spot during the week, helping to pull Live Cattle futures an average of $1.73 higher week-to-week.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.</p> Meat Market Update | Choice cutout gains ground ahead of spring grilling season http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season <div class="node-body video-body">News regarding the Choice box beef cutout was positive in all respects. The Choice cutout was higher with improved volume in all segments on the heels of the steady improvement that we have been watching on the daily cutout during the last week. </div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:40:00 +0000 86841 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: Tips for re-warming cold-stressed calves; plus union dockworkers back at work http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work <div class="node-body gallery-body">The first day of spring is still about a month away, and it looks like Old Man Winter isn’t going to go without a fight. Check out these tips for re-warming new calves, plus other headlines that made the news you can use. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work#comments Business Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:16:00 +0000 86671 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">The cattle market is trying to sort out strength of beef demand and how consumers will respond to pricey beef products as more chicken and pork become available, says Penton market analyst John Otte. Futures markets are currently in the process of re-pricing forward fed and feeder cattle in light of the changing demand picture.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/02/use-one_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINAL022115.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6476405">FINAL022115.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:16:00 +0000 86641 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The cattle market is trying to sort out strength of beef demand and how consumers will respond to pricey beef products as more chicken and pork become available, says Penton market analyst John Otte. Futures markets are currently in the process of re-pricing forward fed and feeder cattle in light of the changing demand picture. In the very short term, exports remain a key wild card.€<br /> <br /> Calves and feeder cattle built on the previous week&#39;s gains, trading steady to $5 higher, and instances of $10 higher on calves, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.</p> Meat Market Update | Wholesale markets see a decline http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-wholesale-markets-see-decline <div class="node-body video-body">The Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout was $5.60 lower for the week ending Saturday, February 14. Additionally, the cutout saw declining sales volume of 6,102 loads, down 499 loads for the week. The exports and out-front sales also saw a dip. </div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-wholesale-markets-see-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-wholesale-markets-see-decline#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:54:00 +0000 86591 at http://beefmagazine.com