Supply/demand shifts seasonal premium

Supply/demand shifts seasonal premium

MARKET UPDATE The cash market for fed cattle last week gave some relief to feeders and overall market sentiment in the wake of the prior week’s $5/cwt. decline. Trade in the Iowa/Minnesota reporting region came in at $110-$111/cwt. at the top of the market, while...
Sustaining common ground

Sustaining common ground

Sustaining Common Ground The first time I visited New York City it thrilled me. So many people from all walks of life coming together at one place and time. The smells were most particular – ranging from the taxi cab exhaust fumes to the Atlantic Ocean, wafting in...
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 North were at $114-$118/cwt....
Strong CAB growth in retail

Strong CAB growth in retail

MARKET UPDATE The disparity in fed cattle values between North and South has favored a premium for Nebraska and Iowa cattle since the spring. The weather-induced imbalance had only revealed itself to the degree of $1 to $2/cwt. until last week’s trade, when it...