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Oct 8, 2015

Meat Market Update | Market plunge continues

Thus far this year, the cutout has dropped about $29 since the last week of August and around $47 since the week before Memorial Day. We are definitely following last year's late summer plunge, but at a much lower level....More
Oct 1, 2015

Meat Market Update | More beef supplies pressure prices downward

The cold storage report for August showed that total beef supplies were 36% higher than last year which helps to explain the tremendous downward pressure on the beef prices....More
Sep 17, 2015

Meat Market Update | Cutout drops following Labor Day

The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout dropped $2.62 following the Labor Day holiday. Last year the Choice Cutout dropped $20 between August 9 and October 4 before starting the normal fall rally....More
Sep 10, 2015

Do you earn premiums or avoid discounts when selling feeder cattle?

This month’s Beef Roundtable features predictions for the fall cattle market and whether or not preconditioning your calves will pay a premium. Guests are Jackie Moore with Joplin Regional Stockyards at Joplin, Mo. and Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing economist at Oklahoma State University....More
Sep 10, 2015

Meat Market Update | Out-front sales jumpstart total volume sold

The Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout dropped almost $3 but the volume increased to over 7,000 loads. The biggest reason for the increase in volume was the fact that the Out-Front Sales jumped to over 1,600 loads which is the biggest volume that we have seen in some time....More
Sep 3, 2015

Meat Market Update | Labor Day production ends, cutout weakens

The weakening daily cutout corresponds to the fact that we have reached the end of the Labor Day production period....More
Aug 27, 2015

Meat Market Update | Labor Day production spurs price, volume jump

This week was the heart of the Labor Day production period and the Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout increased over $3 and the volume of sales was 500 loads higher than last week, showing the benefit of these major grilling holidays....More
Aug 20, 2015

Meat Market Update | Prices jump, volume still low

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade....More
Aug 12, 2015

Meat Market Update | Labor Day production sparks beef trade

We are beginning the production for the Labor Day holiday and that, along with the bigger out-front sales that were made in mid-July, has really helped push the trade upward...More
Aug 10, 2015

Did EPA engage in illegal activities to push WOTUS? Beef Roundtable investigates 1

This month’s web-based video podcasts, now available at and, features a look at the controversy surrounding the Waters of the U.S. rule with Steve Foglesong, past NCBA president, and Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation....More

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