Feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Best risk strategy options for cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">How do you manage price risk amid gut-wrenching volatility? Preserve and add value to your calf-crop. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Cattle Economics Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:16:00 +0000 102551 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 tips for maintaining summer feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots <div class="node-body blog-body">Mud can reduce feed efficiency in feedlots by 13%. Here are four tips for maintaining summer lots when backgrounding or finishing cattle. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 16 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101331 at http://beefmagazine.com Fed cattle cash  price matters http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters <div class="node-body article-body">Most fed cattle prices are discovered in the cash market, whether people realize it or not. Part 2 of a multi-part series; read part 1 here. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters#comments Cattle Marketing Feedlots Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:39:00 +0000 100471 at http://beefmagazine.com Yearling cattle fade market pressure http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">Yearling cattle continued to sell at steady to firm prices this week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. Calves, on the other hand, traded steady to $5 per cwt lower as the increasing volume of the new-crop variety enables buyers to get choosier.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure#comments Cattle Market Weekly Feedlots Cattle Markets Sat, 09 Apr 2016 01:06:00 +0000 100021 at http://beefmagazine.com NEW photo contest celebrating spring begins today! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today <div class="node-body blog-body">BEEF is welcoming spring with a new photo contest celebrating the season. Enter for your chance to win VISA gift cards and BEEF art prints!</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today#comments Cow-Calf Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Feedlots People Business Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:00:00 +0000 99411 at http://beefmagazine.com Economic outlook improves for cattle feeders http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/economic-outlook-improves-cattle-feeders <div class="node-body article-body">Using recent prices for steers weighing 700-800 pounds, LMIC estimates breakeven prices for steer marketed in the coming months to be less than $130 per cwt, the least since October of 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/economic-outlook-improves-cattle-feeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/economic-outlook-improves-cattle-feeders#comments Cattle Market Weekly Feedlots Cattle Markets Sat, 27 Feb 2016 02:07:00 +0000 98581 at http://beefmagazine.com Fewer, smaller feedlots responsible for more cattle http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/fewer-smaller-feedlots-responsible-more-cattle <div class="node-body article-body">Feedlots with capacities of less than 1,999 head are feeding more cattle: 6.5% more cattle inventory than two years earlier and 5.8% more than the previous year.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/fewer-smaller-feedlots-responsible-more-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/fewer-smaller-feedlots-responsible-more-cattle#comments Cattle Market Weekly Feedlots Cattle Markets Sat, 20 Feb 2016 03:42:00 +0000 98311 at http://beefmagazine.com Will volatility smooth out as the 2016 cattle market comes into focus? http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/will-volatility-smooth-out-2016-cattle-market-comes-focus <div class="node-body article-body">2016 is shaping up to be a very different year compared with 2014 or 2015. Will market volatility smooth out as leverage shifts from seller to buyer?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/will-volatility-smooth-out-2016-cattle-market-comes-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/will-volatility-smooth-out-2016-cattle-market-comes-focus#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Cattle Markets Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:21:00 +0000 97991 at http://beefmagazine.com Volatility abounds in fed and feeder steer prices http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/volatility-abounds-fed-and-feeder-steer-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Recent market volatility makes the decision to buy or sell cattle a real gut-wrencher. Here’s a look at how price swings have affected the fed and feeder cattle market. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/volatility-abounds-fed-and-feeder-steer-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/volatility-abounds-fed-and-feeder-steer-prices#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:12:00 +0000 97351 at http://beefmagazine.com Feedyard revenue reverses direction in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/feedyard-revenue-reverses-direction-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Total feedyard revenue started strong in 2015, then unraveled in the second half of the year. How bad was it?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/feedyard-revenue-reverses-direction-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/feedyard-revenue-reverses-direction-2015#comments Feedlots Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:31:00 +0000 97221 at http://beefmagazine.com