Beef AI can pay

Beef AI can pay

Beef AI can pay Capturing the value of artificial breeding from ranch to rail By Natalie Jones  March 9, 2020 Most dairymen use a breeding technology also proven profitable for beef cattle enterprises, but no more than 10% of commercial cattlemen bother with it. Why?...
Marketed best

Marketed best

Marketed Best Where feeder calves have value and cushion the bottom line By Abbie Burnett February 19, 2020 Premiums for high-Choice and Prime cattle keep sending value signals, even if just word of mouth. If you’re a cow-calf producer, it may be hard to see where it...
Capturing value for your calves

Capturing value for your calves

Capturing value for calves   by Morgan Marley December 5, 2019 The way we market fed cattle has changed. Better formula and grid-based pricing structures channeled greater returns to cattlemen, which led to higher quality in the American cow herd. It trickles...
Beyond the storm

Beyond the storm

Beyond the storm   by Abbie Burnett November 19, 2019 Disappointing cattle prices loom like storm clouds. A third of producers are losing money, while others get by with modest returns and worry about those thunderheads. There are silver linings, of course....
Squaring carcass value and calf prices

Squaring carcass value and calf prices

Squaring carcass value and calf prices MARKET UPDATEThe past two weeks have featured fed cattle prices in a slowly increasing trend with the 5-area weighted average in the range of $109-$110/cwt. The higher trending CME Live Cattle futures contracts encouraged a...