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  • Mar 2, 2014
    Commentary

    Count On $1,000 Calves & $1,000 Cull Cows For The Next Five Years

    “It’s one thing to be cautious, but it’s another thing to be so cynical that you miss taking advantage of an opportunity,” says Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist. “This is a different business now. I think we’ve turned the corner.” In fact, as Peel visits with producers and speaks at meetings these days, he’s telling producers to count on $1,000 calves and $1,000 cull cows for the next five years....More
  • Feb 14, 2014
    video

    Meat Market Update | February 8

    Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade. The Daily Choice Cutout ended the week of Friday, Feb. 7 at $210.77, which was $12.72 lower than the previous Friday, but that was with 770 loads sold for the week. However, this cutout had been as high as $240, dropping nearly $30....More

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