Industry Headlines

Feedlot Occupancy Rates Up Slightly

Placements in feedlots during May totaled 2.02 million, 23 percent above 2009. Net placements were 1.92 million head. During May, placements of cattle and calves weighing less than 600 pounds were 445,000, 600-699 pounds were 405,000, 700-799 pounds were 537,000, and 800 pounds and greater were 635,000.

USDA Exports: Soybeans Down, Corn & Beef Up

Net sales 959,500 MT for the 2010/11 marketing year were primarily for Mexico (196,300 MT), Peru (140,000 MT), Japan (98,600 MT), Nigeria (93,900 MT), South Korea (85,800 MT), Indonesia (61,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), and unknown destinations (47,300 MT).

Feedlot Operator Accused Of Polluting Creek

Federal environmental officials are accusing a southwestern Idaho feedlot operator of polluting a Snake River tributary with livestock waste.

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Offers Free Cattlemen's Field Day In Lamar County

Ranchers in the Lamar County area can attend a free Cattlemen's Field Day hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). The field day will take place Tuesday, June 22, at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, Building B, in Paris, Texas.

Monday Market Sentiment: Industry Leaders Forecast Lower Cash Cattle Prices

A survey of cattle-industry leaders suggests the average price for cash cattle will decrease $0.36 to 92.32 this week.

EPA Orders Simplot To Stop Pollutant Discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the largest privately owned company in Idaho to stop discharging fecal bacteria into Snake River tributaries.

Great Western Cattle Trail Gets Official Marker

More than 130 years after the first Texas cattle herds came through Dodge City, residents of the southwest Kansas town are trying to protect remnants of the Great Western Cattle Trail.

USDA Exports: Corn Up, Beef Numbers Improve In Canada, South Korea

Net sales of 6,400 MT were down 19 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, Mexico, and Japan. FULL STORY »

Autopsy: Slain Arizona Rancher Shot Multiple Times

An autopsy shows an Arizona cattle rancher killed three months ago on his property near the Mexican border suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Missouri Cattlemen Enjoying Improved Prices

Derek Paradeis was smiling at the price he got for a cow and a calf he culled from his family's herd at Sarcoxie.

"Prices are good," he said last week as he left the Joplin Regional Stockyards, the second busiest stockyard in the U.S. after Oklahoma City. "It's a good time to cull.

Monday Market Sentiment: Industry Leaders Predict Lower Cash Cattle Prices

A survey of cattle-industry leaders suggests the average price for cash cattle will decrease $1.28 to 93.28 this week.

The Monday Market Sentiment is a forecast of the upcoming weekly cash trade (5-Area weighted average price) prices reported by the USDA.

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