Outlook http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en South Dakota rancher shares concerns about cattle markets http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/south-dakota-rancher-shares-concerns-about-cattle-markets <div class="field-byline"> By Gary Deering for South Dakota Stockgrowers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The hopeless feeling of looking at the big red slash, showing the market is setting a new low, along with a cup of coffee, seem to be the way cattlemen are used to starting their day.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/south-dakota-rancher-shares-concerns-about-cattle-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/south-dakota-rancher-shares-concerns-about-cattle-markets#comments Outlook Prices Marketing Tips For Profit Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0000 106561 at http://beefmagazine.com What can ranchers do about market troubles? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-ranchers-do-about-market-troubles <div class="node-body blog-body">Cattle markets are ugly and producers are frustrated, but are we as an industry asking the tough questions that lead to finding solutions? Or are we accepting the situation as just the way the market cycle works? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-ranchers-do-about-market-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-ranchers-do-about-market-troubles#comments Outlook Prices Marketing Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000 106411 at http://beefmagazine.com Trade deals keep getting worse http://beefmagazine.com/exports/trade-deals-keep-getting-worse <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">They tell us we're going to make more money and in the end, we don't.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/exports/trade-deals-keep-getting-worse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/exports/trade-deals-keep-getting-worse#comments Outlook Exports Tips For Profit Wed, 12 Oct 2016 21:59:00 +0000 106291 at http://beefmagazine.com U.S. international meat trade looks positive http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/us-international-meat-trade-looks-positive <div class="field-byline"> By Derrel Peel for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">International meat trade moderates effects of increased U.S. meat production as exports grow and imports shrink.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/us-international-meat-trade-looks-positive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/marketing/us-international-meat-trade-looks-positive#comments Outlook Exports Marketing Tips For Profit Tue, 11 Oct 2016 21:38:00 +0000 106261 at http://beefmagazine.com Value-added niche markets: A closer look at natural beef http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/value-added-niche-markets-closer-look-natural-beef <div class="node-body video-body">Is natural beef right for you? In this month’s Beef Roundtable, third in a series exploring value-added markets, two veterans of the natural beef market describe why they chose to tackle the many twists and turns of selling direct to consumers, retailers and restaurants and what it takes to be successful.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/value-added-niche-markets-closer-look-natural-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/value-added-niche-markets-closer-look-natural-beef#comments Outlook Beef Quality Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:04:00 +0000 106171 at http://beefmagazine.com Lower returns are slowing herd expansion http://beefmagazine.com/outlook/lower-returns-are-slowing-herd-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Although female slaughter rates suggest the total cattle inventory is on track to expand by about 3.5% (Jan. 1), analysts with the Livestock Marketing Information Center say other factors, including reduced imports, could make for more modest growth.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/outlook/lower-returns-are-slowing-herd-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/outlook/lower-returns-are-slowing-herd-expansion#comments Outlook Prices Tue, 04 Oct 2016 03:31:00 +0000 105841 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 questions to ask before marketing 2016 calves http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-marketing-2016-calves <div class="node-body blog-body">Prices have created added stress as we make our fall marketing decisions. Economist Harlan Hughes encourages producers to think through a few scenarios before marketing 2016 calves. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-marketing-2016-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-marketing-2016-calves#comments Outlook Beef Management Market Advisor Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:35:00 +0000 105881 at http://beefmagazine.com Is ground beef losing out to pork and poultry? http://beefmagazine.com/beef-demand/ground-beef-losing-out-pork-and-poultry <div class="node-body article-body">Retail beef prices are coming down. But ground beef prices are declining faster than steak prices. Why’s that?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-demand/ground-beef-losing-out-pork-and-poultry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-demand/ground-beef-losing-out-pork-and-poultry#comments Outlook Marketing Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:53:00 +0000 105681 at http://beefmagazine.com How beef can boost your immunity this cold & flu season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-can-boost-your-immunity-cold-flu-season <div class="node-body blog-body">Want to ward off the flu bug this winter? Consider adding more beef to your diet. Share this blog post with your friends to spread the word about the benefits of beef.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-can-boost-your-immunity-cold-flu-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-can-boost-your-immunity-cold-flu-season#comments Outlook Ranching Beef Quality Farm Operations Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 105631 at http://beefmagazine.com How the beef industry can capitalize on millennial meat buying habits http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-industry-can-capitalize-millennial-meat-buying-habits <div class="node-body blog-body">Millennials spend $162 per person on meat each month compared to $62 for boomers. New research looks at millennial priorities at the meat case. Here’s what beef producers need to know.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-industry-can-capitalize-millennial-meat-buying-habits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-beef-industry-can-capitalize-millennial-meat-buying-habits#comments Communication Outlook Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 05 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104741 at http://beefmagazine.com