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Feb 9, 2015

Meat Market Update | Long-term forward contracts up

The biggest component this week was the longer term forward contracts which were 1,440 loads. We have not seen numbers this big since February of 2009 and 2010....More
Jan 29, 2015

Meat Market Update | Huge increase in fresh beef imports

High beef prices and the higher value of the dollar are definitely attracting imports. This year we have seen an enormous increase in imports of fresh beef. The latest report of Imported Meat Passed for Entry into the U.S. for January 17 showed 24,230 metric tons of fresh beef were important. That equates to over 53 million lbs. for that week alone....More
Jan 22, 2015

Meat Market Update | Both price & sales volume are up in 2015

The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $6.70 higher and there were 6,325 total loads sold....More
Jan 15, 2015

Meat Market Update | Sales see boost as retailers restock shelves

Sales are usually good right after the holidays as retailers switch back to more beef items. There were 6,639 total loads sold which was 1,678 loads higher than the previous week. Loads sold was almost exactly the same as last year, as retailers once again aggressively restock shelves after the holidays....More
Jan 8, 2015

Meat Market Update | Beef trimmings on the rise since 2013

One of the most important items in the box beef trade for 2014 was that the price of "ninety percent trimmings" began a very significant meteoric climb in prices in December 2013....More
Dec 23, 2014

Meat Market Update | Rib prices carry cutout

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
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Dec 11, 2014

Meat Market Update | Formula sales moderate wild swings in price

The Comprehensive Choice or average cutout was only $.55 cents lower on the heels of a daily spot Choice cutout that was $4.86 lower by Friday. The cutout was buffered by the formula prices which represented 53 percent of the total sales. Many of the formula sales are priced off of previous sales so they tend to moderate wild swings in prices....More
Dec 4, 2014

Meat Market Update | Rib prices see dramatic gain

Rib prices increased very dramatically in the last week, jumping another $10 to set new high prices. They have jumped about $60 since the first week of October....More
Nov 26, 2014
Pasture To Pounds

Effectively Managing Horn Flies and Lice

Horn flies and lice can cause issues year round. Ted Cundiff, D.V.M., shares his thoughts on how StandGuard helps producers manage horn flies and lice, including dose, easy-to-use application and success....More
Nov 22, 2014

Meat Market Update | Buyers Lock In Holiday Specials; Sales See Boost

The big increase came in the out-front sales which jumped about 300 loads, a normal seasonal spike during this week. These out-front sales will not be delivered for at least three weeks which will put them between Thanksgiving and Christmas as buyers locked in their post-Thanksgiving advertisement specials....More

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