Feeder Cattle Review: Record prices level off
Compared to last week, feeder cattle and calves throughout the majority of the country sold mostly steady to 2.00 lower while lightweight calves in the Southeastern markets traded mostly steady to 2.00 higher. FULL STORY »
Beef prices record high in March
At $149.80/cwt, the 5 area average price for slaughter steers during March was record high for the sixth consecutive month. The March price was up $3.80 from the month before and up $23.30 from March 2013. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Oh, the outrage!
Two recent events produced the opposite reactions from industry, versus what ought to have occurred. From this perspective, it appears that people’s anger was directed at the wrong event. FULL STORY »
Harvest height for native grass forages
Native grasses have relatively low fertility requirements. The reason for this nutrient efficiency is not fully understood, but the high volume of underground organic matter produced by the vigorous root systems of these plants may be part of the explanation. FULL STORY »