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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
  • marketing cattle
    Jan 29, 2014
    blog

    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
    Video

    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
    blog

    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

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