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Sep 29, 2016

Meat Market Update | Is a price rally ahead?

The big news is that we had increased sales on the heels of a firmer market which is a very positive item that often is a precursor to a price rally....More
Sep 22, 2016

Meat Market Update | Dropping cutout prices spur sales

The weekly average Choice cutout was down $2.52 at $186.69 which was close to the daily Choice cutout close on Friday. Dropping prices spurred sales and refilled the shelves at the stores after the holiday pushing the sales volume higher....More
Sep 15, 2016

Meat Market Update | Cutout drops $7 on heels of declining beef cut prices

The weekly average Choice cutout dropped over $7 on the heels of the declining beef cut prices. The weekly cutout has a tendency to go up and down more slowly than the daily cutout because of the formula sales....More
Sep 12, 2016
Feeder Focus

Feeder Focus: Elanco’s ENOUGH Movement

Ryan Eichler, Senior Sales Representative for Elanco, discusses the ENOUGH movement and how producers can take ownership of their message to positively impact the U.S. beef production and global food security....More
Sep 8, 2016

Meat Market Update | Drop in choice primal pressures cutout

One of the main reasons for the drop was that the daily Choice rib primal dropped from $329 the previous Friday down to $307 this week which really put downward pressure on the cutout....More
Sep 1, 2016

Meat Market Update | Longer term forward contracts impact markets

The out-front sales included a very big jump in longer term forward contracts that went from 160 loads the previous week to 767 loads....More
Aug 25, 2016

Meat Market Update | Choice primal rib prices hold up during Labor Day push

The box beef sales volume was about 100 loads lower than last week even though the out-front sales and exports together dropped over 250 loads, which means current domestic sales were slightly better than the previous week....More
Aug 18, 2016

CS Packers change the market dynamics in the Northwest

One of the many challenges facing cow-calf producers is packer consolidation. Producers in the Northwest, however, won’t have that problem anymore. With the announcement that CS Beef Packers is building a new state-of-the-art packing plant in Kuna, Idaho, the dynamics of the cattle market will change for the better....More
Aug 18, 2016

Meat Market Update | Steak prices pick up before Labor Day

The Choice cutout increased in value on the heels of the rising Choice Primal rib prices. The daily Choice rib rallied from 307 in late July to 330 on Tuesday Aug 16 which definitely helped support the Choice cutout as steak sales picked up for this upcoming Labor Day grilling holiday....More
Aug 18, 2016

Beef Roundtable: Where are the premiums in the feeder cattle market?

For years, cattle producers have discussed the advantages of seeking out the premiums the market offers. Others maintain the way to capture premiums is to avoid the discounts. But what is the market looking for?...More

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