Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Full Access For U.S. Beef In Hong Kong Is Now A Reality http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/full-access-us-beef-hong-kong-now-reality <div class="field-byline"> Joe Schuele </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Effective June 17, Hong Kong agreed to further expand access for imports of U.S. beef. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/full-access-us-beef-hong-kong-now-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/full-access-us-beef-hong-kong-now-reality#comments Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:51:00 +0000 76831 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>exports, USDA, BSE, beef, USMEF, LFTB, ground beef, market</p> Should You Expand Your Cowherd? Take This Test http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test <div class="node-body blog-body">Should your cow herd get bigger or get better before it gets bigger? BEEF Columnist Harlan Hughes looks at expansion possibilities in the first of his three-part Market Advisor series. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Business Tips For Profit Market Advisor Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 75711 at http://beefmagazine.com These Are Tough Times In Which To Be A Market Bear http://beefmagazine.com/blog/these-are-tough-times-which-be-market-bear <div class="node-body blog-body">The warm-up in weather has allowed grills to finally get fired up across the country, while favorable crop planting conditions has caused the corn market to weaken. If you throw in the tragic estimates that as many as 7 million baby pigs have succumbed to the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), things look pretty good for the beef industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/these-are-tough-times-which-be-market-bear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/these-are-tough-times-which-be-market-bear#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit My View From The Country Fri, 30 May 2014 15:43:00 +0000 75611 at http://beefmagazine.com Will China Really Open To U.S. Beef? http://beefmagazine.com/beef-industry-products/will-china-really-open-us-beef <div class="field-deck"> Chinese central planners are quickly learning that the ability for China to be 100% self-sufficient in everything is not possible. That spells good news for U.S. beef producers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since the U.S. BSE fiasco in 2003, China has banned U.S. beef imports, at least officially. That stance may change this year, now that China’s central planners are realizing that the country doesn’t have the resources for it to be 100% self-sufficient in everything. That means efforts by U.S. beef producers to enter the Chinese market may finally pay off.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-industry-products/will-china-really-open-us-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-industry-products/will-china-really-open-us-beef#comments Cattle Marketing Beef Industry Products Beef Advocacy Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:24:00 +0000 74251 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Demand for U.S. grain-fed beef may explode if China reverses its ban on U.S. beef.</p> April 2014 U.S. Cattle on Feed Report Pegs Inventory As Down 1% http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/april-2014-us-cattle-feed-report-pegs-inventory-down-1 <div class="field-byline"> USDA news release </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">C</font><font face="Calibri"><font size="3">attle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.9 million head on April 1, 2014. The inventory was 1% below April 1, 2013. The inventory included 7.07 million steers and steer calves, up 2% from the previous year. This group accounted for 65% of the total inventory. Heifers and <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span></font><font size="3">heifer calves accounted for 3.71 million head, down 6% from 2013.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/april-2014-us-cattle-feed-report-pegs-inventory-down-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/april-2014-us-cattle-feed-report-pegs-inventory-down-1#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 74241 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: A Year’s Look At Mexican Feeder Imports http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-year-s-look-mexican-feeder-imports <div class="field-byline"> By Nevil Speer, Western Kentucky University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A tight supply of cattle is a perpetual story. And as noted several weeks ago, tight supply is exacerbated in 2014 because of an especially tight supply of cattle in the &ldquo;other heifers&rdquo; category. Meanwhile, some of the shortfall in domestic supply has been buffered by increased flow of feeders from Mexico.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-year-s-look-mexican-feeder-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-year-s-look-mexican-feeder-imports#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:03:00 +0000 73101 at http://beefmagazine.com Harlan Projects $276/Cow Profit In 2014 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/harlan-projects-276cow-profit-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>After another month of record cattle prices. I&rsquo;d planned on moving to another subject in my April 2014 column, but I am compelled to the observations of my mid-month price analysis. Figure 1 presents the eastern Wyoming-western Nebraska sale-barn prices for the week of Feb. 15. All steer calves weighing less than 620 lbs. brought over $200/cwt., 800-lb. feeder steers averaged $170/cwt., and 10 head of 1,053-lb. feeder steers sold for $150/cwt.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/harlan-projects-276cow-profit-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/harlan-projects-276cow-profit-2014#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Cattle Marketing Market Advisor Sun, 30 Mar 2014 05:04:00 +0000 72971 at http://beefmagazine.com U.S. Politicians And Beef Producers Suffer Under Mudslinging http://beefmagazine.com/beef-marketingproduct-promotion/us-politicians-and-beef-producers-suffer-under-mudslinging <div class="node-body article-body">Marketing has and will always be about differentiation, but most folks appreciate that, for the good of the industry and its practitioners, it’s important to maintain the public’s trust in the industry, its players and the product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-marketingproduct-promotion/us-politicians-and-beef-producers-suffer-under-mudslinging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-marketingproduct-promotion/us-politicians-and-beef-producers-suffer-under-mudslinging#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Cattle Marketing Beef Advocacy Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:36:00 +0000 72911 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Monthly Beef Cow Slaughter Continues To Drop http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-monthly-beef-cow-slaughter-continues-drop <div class="field-byline"> By Nevil Speer, Western Kentucky University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The rate of monthly beef cow slaughter as a percentage of Jan. 1 beef cow inventories clearly increased beginning in earnest in 2006 and continued that way through 2011. Since that time, though, the rates have begun to reverse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-monthly-beef-cow-slaughter-continues-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-monthly-beef-cow-slaughter-continues-drop#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Sun, 23 Mar 2014 04:55:00 +0000 72731 at http://beefmagazine.com What Can Growers Of Delicious Beef Learn From Growers Of Delicious Apples? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-growers-delicious-beef-learn-growers-delicious-apples <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I&rsquo;ll never forget the illustration that Jim Gosey, formerly the University of Nebraska Extension beef specialist, once presented at a meeting long ago. Gosey talked about the apple industry and related how the Delicious variety of apple once dominated that industry in market share. Its growers were committed to maintaining that position and thus listened to what the consumer wanted. They developed the perfect color and shape (perfect for sitting on the teacher&rsquo;s desk), and gave it that cool crisp sound when it&rsquo;s split.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-growers-delicious-beef-learn-growers-delicious-apples" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-can-growers-delicious-beef-learn-growers-delicious-apples#comments Cattle Marketing Beef Demand Beef Industry Products My View From The Country Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:40:00 +0000 72321 at http://beefmagazine.com