Summer quality spreads impress

Summer quality spreads impress

Summer quality spreads impress MARKET UPDATE The fed cattle market is holding strong in late July within a narrow trading range. Last week’s pricing activity continued to show effects of excess supply in the South with $111/cwt. for the region, while live bids in the...
Face the pace of change

Face the pace of change

Face the pace of changeFrom beef markets to production systems By Katie Alexander We are used to slow change in the cattle business.After decades at that pace, however, the North American cattle and beef industries are undergoing a rapid transition.“Farming and food...
Precondition for performance, quality, cash

Precondition for performance, quality, cash

Precondition for performance, quality, cash By Miranda Reiman It’s been talked about for 60 years. It’s better for animals, preferred by most cattle feeders and could provide a 169% return on investment.        “2014 was the biggest ‘no brainer’ year in history to...