Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Industry At A Glance: Carcasses grading Prime & Choice hit a record-high http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high <div class="node-body article-body">The percentage of cattle grading Prime and Choice combined to 75% for the first time in recent history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high#comments Beef Quality Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Tips For Profit Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:43:00 +0000 87371 at http://beefmagazine.com Has the beef market’s winning streak come to an end? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end <div class="node-body article-body">It’s clear that 2015 is shaping up to be a very different cattle marketing year than 2014. There were key reasons for 2014’s success – the surge was partially supply-driven, but was fundamentally underpinned by solid beef demand, both domestically and internationally. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:43:00 +0000 87111 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s the value of a bred beef heifer in 2015? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Harlan Hughes projects that the economic value of a crossbred heifer born in 2013, bred in 2014, and calving in the spring of 2015 will be record-high. </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/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Market Advisor Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86951 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Long-term forward contracts up http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts <div class="node-body video-body">The biggest component this week was the longer term forward contracts which were 1,440 loads. We have not seen numbers this big since February of 2009 and 2010.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:21:00 +0000 86051 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s ahead for 2015 on the cow-calf side? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side <div class="node-body blog-body">Generating a profit from finishing cattle in 2015 will be more difficult, thanks to the rapid increase in feeder-cattle prices during 2014.</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/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side#comments Cow-Calf Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:39:00 +0000 85781 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 shots at explaining an unexplainable cattle market http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market <div class="node-body blog-body">The current market situation demands an explanation, but the toughest one to swallow might be the most accurate.</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/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 85741 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Both price & sales volume are up in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015 <div class="node-body video-body"> The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $6.70 higher and there were 6,325 total loads sold.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 85541 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: RFID study tracks cattle; Northwest producers to get packing plant; and there’s an app for that http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Animal disease traceability is in the news as USDA and state animal health agencies move ahead with animal traceability efforts. Here’s a roundup of headlines that made the news. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant#comments Cattle Marketing Business Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:57:00 +0000 85171 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 – It was truly a year to remember http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are BEEF editors’ picks of the top 10 industry happenings of 2014, with a bonus 10 thrown in.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Retail BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:03:00 +0000 84811 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: 18 years of Kansas data show herd size is increasing http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing <div class="node-body article-body">A series of five-year moving averages beginning with 1996-2000 and updated annually through 2008-2012 indicate that Kansas cow-calf producers are increasing their cow herd size and the marketing weight of calves has plateaued.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing#comments Cattle Marketing Business Sectors Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:12:00 +0000 83391 at http://beefmagazine.com