Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Industry At A Glance: Declining Beef & Dairy Cow Slaughter http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter <div class="node-body article-body">Declining beef cow slaughter provides clues to if and when cowherd expansion will happen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:23:00 +0000 78461 at http://beefmagazine.com How Much More Upside To The Cattle Market Can There Be? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be <div class="node-body blog-body">The cattle market has shot past the price level where pundits expected to see consumer resistance, leaving producers hopeful, but cautious, about future prospects. </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/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be#comments Cattle Marketing Business Cattle Markets Sustainability My View From The Country Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 77881 at http://beefmagazine.com New Stocker Index Prices Stocker Calves More Precisely http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely <div class="node-body article-body">The BeefBasis Stocker Index is new price discovery tool that offers buyers and sellers a more precise look at what calves are worth in their locale at any given time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Cattle Markets Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77801 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 Is A Year To Boost Calf Sale Weights http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights <div class="node-body blog-body"> High calf prices and relatively low feed prices make 2014 a year to seriously consider adding pounds and profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights#comments Cow-Calf Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Health Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77811 at http://beefmagazine.com Dealing With The Affliction Of Prosperity http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dealing-affliction-prosperity <div class="node-body blog-body">If there’s one thing we can’t stand in the cattle business, it’s prosperity. But we may have to accept that we’ll struggle with that affliction for quite a while yet, if USDA’s Midyear Cattle Inventory Report is any indication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dealing-affliction-prosperity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dealing-affliction-prosperity#comments Ranch Management Cattle Marketing Business Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:31:00 +0000 77751 at http://beefmagazine.com 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