The roller coaster we call the cattle markets are providing a heart-stopping ride, thanks to fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Russia-Saudi Arabia oil price war. In the U.S., broad market fears started with coronavirus news related to beef… Continue reading
Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Disruptions in normal activities due to COVID-19 have produced a surge in at-home food demand. Recent reports indicate a 77 percent year over year increase in grocery meat sales… Continue reading
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today announced a number of steps he is taking to address the ongoing cattle market crisis, which has been magnified during the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and could lead to producer bankruptcies.
“In recent years,… Continue reading
By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee
FED CATTLE: Fed cattle traded $3 to $4 lower compared to last week. Prices on a live basis were mainly $109 to $110… Continue reading
By : Dr. Elliott Dennis, Assistant Professor, Livestock Marketing Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Courtesy of Livestock Management Information Center
K-State’s 107th Annual Cattlemen’s Day set for March 6.
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University’s Animal Sciences and Industry Department will host Cattlemen’s Day 2020 on Friday, March 6 at Weber Hall in Manhattan. Lorna Marshall, Select Sires vice president… Continue reading