By : Jack Arterburn, Nebraska Extension Educator, Beef Systems
As the US continues to limit the spread of COVID-19 by closing offices and promoting social distancing and working from home, agriculture does not stop. Photo credit Troy Walz.
Branding is… Continue reading
By : Elliot Dennis, Courtesy of UNL
A Fundamental Review on Basis
Basis is defined as the cash minus futures. Cash market reflects today’s supply conditions and price. Futures market reflects upcoming supply and demand conditions. If it is anticipated… Continue reading
By : Dr. James Mintert, Courtesy of Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture
Processing plant closures sharply reduced livestock slaughter volume for both cattle and hogs in recent weeks. Federally inspected cattle slaughter the week ending April 25th,… Continue reading
By : Elliott Dennis, Assistant Professor & Extension EconomistDepartment of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
In the beginning of COVID-19 much of the attention was focused on managing the redirection of meat product from food service to retail… Continue reading
By Sarah Cato, U of A System Division of Agriculture
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In a profession subject to heavy stresses from weather and the markets, the COVID-19 pandemic is throwing another major obstacle in the way of agricultural producers and… Continue reading
Beltway Beef Podcast: Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Discusses Status of Meat Processing Facilities, Employees
In this edition of the Beltway Beef podcast, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts discusses his work to keep meat processing facility workers safe and healthy, and to keep the facilities operational so cattle producers can continue feeding America.