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  • Feb 14, 2014
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    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
  • marketing cattle
    Jan 29, 2014
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    What’s The Best Way To Market Beef Calves This Year? 2

    Most of the ranch profit in recent years has been made from running the cows, not from post-weaning marketing alternatives....More
  • Jan 17, 2014
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    Meat Market Update | January 11, 2014

    Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade. Find more cattle price news or bookmark our commodity price page for the minute-by-minute updates....More
  • cattle prices continue higher
    Jan 16, 2014
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    Record Prices Will Continue, But Who Will Most Benefit?

    The new market dynamics confirm that we can’t and won’t ever be able to compete with pork and poultry on the basis of price....More
  • lower feed costs may spur expansion
    Jan 7, 2014
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    Lower Feed Costs Will Boost Cowherd Returns In 2014 1

    My current projections for the production of 2014 calves for this study herd suggest a slight increase in earned net returns, thanks to lower feed-cost projections for 2014....More
  • test tube burgers
    Dec 30, 2013
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    Delivering Value To Beef Consumers Is More Important In Today’s Market 1

    I hope I’m eating brisket in heaven long before meat analogues go mainstream, if they ever do....More
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    Nov 21, 2013
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    Meat Market Update | Rolling Boxed Beef Average Falls Considerably Below Last Year

    The Daily Choice Cutout ended the week at 201.16, which was 1.63 lower than the previous Friday. The weekly total for the spot volume was 756 loads, which was only 11% of the total sales for the week....More
  • Nov 13, 2013
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    Meat Market Update | Daily Choice Cutout Still Remains Timid

    The latest average national steer carcass weight for week ending Oct. 26 was 876 lbs. compared to the same weight in the prior year and a four-year average of 860 lbs. (2008-2011)....More

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