By : Stephen R. Koontz, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics – Colorado State University
Now, that was a Cattle on Feed report. Close to record high inventories with strong placements. One week to think about it and then the… Continue reading
Bang for your buck.
Getting more bang for your buck is always a goal in life. This holds true for both beef producers and consumers. Almost everyone likes a good steak, but good steaks are generally considered expensive. One way… Continue reading
The calendar turned to 2017 with many resolutions made. What do you resolve for your operation this year? What plan have you and your team made to improve profits, expand or cut costs in 2017? In most cases each team… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Size discussions are vital within the beef industry because the challenge of surviving is real.
Often, those discussions would imply that an absolute answer exists and making the wrong choice would be the… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Feeder cattle prices have bounced off the recent summer lows. For the week ending August 14, 2015, the Oklahoma seven-market average price of 450-500 pound, Medium/Large, number one… Continue reading
AG GAG LAWS: Even if your state offers such protection, good employment practices & record keeping is important
By: Lauren Caggiano
Livestock producers need to be proactive when it comes to preserving their public image and not rely exclusively on the protection of anti-whistleblower laws, says one expert.
Cari Rincker of New York-based Rincker Law, touched on this… Continue reading