Silage management

This is the time of the year that we need to be thinking about how to manage and minimize corn silage shrink losses. Stored silage can provide quality feed to support many different livestock systems. FULL STORY »

Minimizing storage losses in hay

Each harvest season brings concerns regarding storage options for hay. Indeed, producers need to find ways to prevent shrink losses in their bunkers and storage systems. Hay storage losses are around 5% when it is harvested at 15% moisture and stored under dry conditions. FULL STORY »

In the cattle Markets: Feed supply and demand

In recent weeks people in different livestock sectors have been wondering about the relative price impacts of corn and other feeds. Other people have asked about the longer-run price outlook for feed and for cattle. Having expectations for corn and hay in this setting is necessary as they ultimately feed into the prices for different classes of cattle. For crops using a balance sheet allows for both supply and demand adjustments. FULL STORY »

Estimated Livestock Slaughter

SJ_LS710 St Joseph, MO Tue Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News Estimated Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal Inspection CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP Tuesday 08/26/2014 (est) 116,000 2,000 416,000 8,000 Week ago (est) FULL STORY »

Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary

LM_CT115 St Joseph, MO Tue Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary Roundup for: Monday, 08/25/2014 On Monday negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. Last week in the Texas FULL STORY »

Direct Slaughter Cattle - Formulated Purchases - Morning

LM_CT107 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES - For Primarily Monday Afternoon, 08/25/2014 Head Week to Same Day Same Period Same Day Same Period Count FULL STORY »

Direct Slaughter Cattle - Formulated Purchases - Summary

LM_CT109 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES - For Primarily Monday, 08/25/2014 Head Week to Same Day Same Period Same Day Same Period Count Date FULL STORY »

Direct Slaughter Cattle - Committed and Delivered Cattle - Summary

LM_CT106 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL DAILY SLAUGHTER CATTLE - COMMITTED AND DELIVERED CATTLE - Summary For Primarily Monday, 8/25/2014 Confirmed Week Ago Year Ago Week to Date Week Ago Year Ago Total Delivered 90,098 FULL STORY »

Direct Slaughter Cattle - Committed and Delivered Cattle - Morning

LM_CT104 St. Joseph, MO Tue, Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL DAILY SLAUGHTER CATTLE - COMMITTED AND DELIVERED CATTLE - Morning For Primarily Monday Afternoon, 8/25/2014 Confirmed Week Ago Year Ago Week to Date Week Ago Year Ago Total Delivered FULL STORY »

5 Area Daily Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated

LM_CT100 St Joseph, MO Tue Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News Service 5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day) Recap for: Monday, FULL STORY »

CO Daily Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Sales

LM_CT128 St Joseph, MO Tue Aug 26, 2014 USDA Market News COLORADO DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day) Recap for: Monday, 8/25/2014 Confirmed: none Week Ago: none Last Year: FULL STORY »

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