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Fed Cattle Prices Steady, Feeders Uneven

09/29/2017 1:54 PM
Author: GHenderson

Supplies Will Lower Retail Meat Prices, Affect Cow-calf Returns

09/29/2017 12:35 PM
Author: GHenderson

Cold Storage Highlights

09/29/2017 4:23 AM
Author: livestockmarketinginformationcenter

CME Hog Futures Settle Mostly Lower Before USDA Report, Cattle Close Firmer

09/28/2017 4:56 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

Dairy Cow Slaughter up as Product Usage Flattens

09/28/2017 12:20 PM
Author: livestockmarketinginformationcenter

Can Cattle Futures Find a Floor?

09/28/2017 7:53 AM
Following two days of falling cattle futures prices, Joe Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, is calling the market moves a knee-jerk reaction to the...

Short-covering Pulls up CME Live Cattle Futures

09/27/2017 4:44 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

Strong Beef Demand Mostly Offsetting Increased Beef Supply in 2017

09/27/2017 8:00 AM
Author: derrells.peeloklahomastateuniversityextension

Cattle Network - Cow/Calf

Last updated Saturday, September 30 at 12:32

BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Revisited

09/29/2017 7:30 AM
Author: krisringwallnorthdakotastateuniversityextension

New Silage and Forage Skid Steer Attachments from John Deere

09/28/2017 9:22 AM
Author: sbrown

Pinkeye Infecting Some Northern Plains Cattle

09/27/2017 9:20 AM
Bacteria, ultraviolet light and high fly numbers are among the risk factors for this infectious disease.

Record Keeping: A Plea for Help

09/27/2017 4:55 AM
Collecting and maintaining production and financial records has been a topic of discussion for several decades in the agricultural sector.

The "Positive Associative Effect" of High Protein Supplements

09/26/2017 4:52 AM
Author: glennselkoklahomastateuniversityextension

Capture Value Through Weaning

09/22/2017 11:52 AM
Author: jefflehmkuhleruniversityofkentuckyextension

Poor Temperament Adversely Affects Profit

09/19/2017 8:28 AM
Author: glennselkoklahomastateuniversityextension

Iowa Beef Center Introduces New Heifer Development Program

09/19/2017 2:41 AM
Author: patrickwallisuextensionbeefprogramspecialist

Cattle Network - News

Last updated Saturday, September 30 at 12:32

BLM's Outcome-Based Grazing Allows Flexible Management on Public Land

09/26/2017 8:37 AM
Author: publiclandscouncil

Hong Kong Suspects False Health Certificates Used for Brazil Meat

09/22/2017 10:33 AM
Author: reuters

Nalivka: Amazon's the New Sheriff in Town

09/20/2017 9:35 AM
Author: johnnalivkasterlingmarketing

A Generation of Quality Gains

09/11/2017 12:28 PM
Author: GHenderson

Florida Cattlemen Prepare for Hurricane Irma, Livestock Shelters Open

09/07/2017 9:04 AM
Author: sbrown

Nalivka: Cattle Market Premiums Declining

08/28/2017 2:06 PM
Author: johnnalivkasterlingmarketing

Drovers TV: Consumers Pushback on Beef Prices

08/24/2017 1:40 PM
Author: GHenderson

North Dakota Stockmen's Association and Foundation Provide Drought Relief

08/21/2017 1:08 PM
The North Dakota Stockmen's Association and North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation have teamed up to support the state's cattle ranchers who are suffering...

Regonal News

Capital Press has the regonal news. NOTE: anything they replubish from the AP is slanted.

Capital Press | Oregon

Last updated Friday, February 23 at 9:32

Funding available for NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants

02/23/2018 5:49 AM
Up to $250,000 in federal Conservation Innovation Grants is available in Oregon for eligible landowners, local and state governments,...

New Timeline Proposed For Oregon’s Cap And Trade Bill

02/22/2018 8:48 AM
The legislation, known as the Clean Energy Jobs Bill, would cap the state’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2021 and launch a...

Hershey’s renews trademark battles with marijuana businesses

02/22/2018 8:24 AM
Correction: Hershey's-Marijuana Legal Disputes story

Northwest Coastal Wetlands Won’t Survive High Sea Level Rise

02/22/2018 8:10 AM
In higher scenarios of sea level rise that range anywhere from 2 to 6 feet, big changes are in store.

EPA aims to avoid jury in Clean Water Act lawsuit

02/21/2018 9:49 AM
Farmer Bill Case of Linn County, Ore., says the Corps of Engineers and the Oregon Department of State Lands told him the work was...

Oregon officials struggle to ID which pot sites are legal

02/21/2018 8:23 AM
Oregon Liquor Control Commission has only 23 inspectors for more than 1,200 marijuana grows and retail outlets.

Oregon’s ‘rocking’ wine industry advised to avoid complacency

02/21/2018 5:12 AM
With their wine sales growth outperforming other regions, Oregon producers should avoid resting on their laurels, experts say.

Juvenile Pleads Guilty To Starting Eagle Creek Fire

02/20/2018 8:40 AM
Judge sentenced teenager to five years of probation, 1,920 hours of community service.

Winter storm bears down on Oregon, SW Washington

02/20/2018 8:31 AM
The National Weather Service says the Portland metro area and Southwest Washington could get 3 to 8 inches of snow Tuesday

Mid-Valley Winter Ag Fest returns

02/19/2018 12:34 PM
Weekend hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25.

US scientists try crowdsourcing to stop invasive mussels

02/19/2018 11:41 AM
The goal of the prize competition is eradicate mussels in large water bodies. The deadline for ideas is Feb. 28.

Elk herds horn in on cattle pastures

02/19/2018 10:06 AM
In addition to losing pasture forage, fence damage caused by elk is also a major issue and expense for ranchers.

Hemp, wolf and carbon bills clear House Ag Committee

02/19/2018 6:30 AM
The House Agriculture Committee has approved three bills dealing with hemp, wolves and carbon, but they must clear the Joint Ways...

Oregon farmers say retiring research station director will be sorely missed

02/19/2018 5:24 AM
East Oregon farmers say it will be tough to replace Clint Shock, the retiring director of Oregon State University’s Malheur...

Locks on Columbia, Snake rivers to close for repairs, maintenance

02/19/2018 5:16 AM
Navigation locks on the Columbia and Snake rivers will close for annual repairs and maintenance March 3. They are scheduled to reopen...

Mercury pollution may impact Oregon farm erosion rules

02/16/2018 8:48 AM
Farmers may be expected to increase erosion control efforts due to stricter mercury pollution limits in Oregon’s Willamette...

Wallowa ranchers pursue energy projects

02/16/2018 5:32 AM
Triple Creek Ranch and Schaafsma Ranch hope to benefit from energy generated off of their shared irrigation pipeline.

California officials warn of pesticide-tainted cactus

02/15/2018 7:16 AM
California officials are warning people not to eat the Mexican cactus known as nopales over concerns they may be tainted with unapproved...

Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism

02/15/2018 7:13 AM
The concept is to get top officials closer to the natural resources and cultural sites they manage.

House approves protections for all Oregon seed growers

02/14/2018 7:50 AM
The Oregon House has approved a bill requiring timely payments for all seed crops.

Denied mic, foes of offshore drilling plan hold rallies

02/14/2018 9:18 AM
Trump’s decision last month to open most of the nation’s coast to oil and gas drilling horrified environmentalists,...

Trump Budget Proposes Selling Off Bonneville Power Transmission Lines (Again)

02/14/2018 9:06 AM
The idea to privatize the BPA’s transmission assets has been considered off and on for decades.

Soil-borne mosaic virus appears early in NE Oregon wheat

02/14/2018 5:30 AM
Soil-borne wheat mosaic virus has appeared four weeks earlier than last year at a disease resistant nursery near Milton-Freewater,...

Oregon wheat farmer joins U.S. Wheat leadership

02/14/2018 5:21 AM
Grass Valley, Ore., farmer Darren Padget will join the U.S. Wheat Associates leadership during its meeting in Seattle in June. Trade...

Cranberry industry seeks to turn down volume control

02/13/2018 5:50 AM
Cranberry industry far from united on volume reduction

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USDA confirms it: Big increase in soybean acres

03/31/2017 3:01 PM
Grain stocks for corn, soybeans and wheat top trade forecasts.

Tips for preparing cows for breeding

04/02/2017 5:51 PM
Managing for reproductive success actually begins at calving. Effective planning for reproductive health and a management plan for...

4 tips for generating new ideas on the ranch

04/02/2017 5:45 PM
Innovation and creativity are two keys to growing and improving the family ranch enterprise.

Trich remains costly disease for beef producers

04/01/2017 11:00 AM
Despite recent reported declines in trich cases, the disease is an ongoing battle

How the VFD is positively impacting the beef industry

04/01/2017 11:00 AM
The Veterinary Feed Directive is not only addressing consumer concerns about antibiotic resistance, but it’s also encouraging beef...

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Apr. 01, 2017

04/01/2017 1:51 AM
Calf and feeder prices show wear. Wes Ishmael provides all the numbers for the week ending Friday, Apr. 1, 2017.

Corn acres estimated lower but stocks remain high

04/01/2017 12:19 AM
Grain producers intend to plant 90 million acres of corn, according to USDA's Prospective Plantings report. That's 4 million...

Calf and feeder prices show wear

04/01/2017 12:06 AM
Demand continues strong for grass cattle, but seasonality added pressure to cattle prices this week.

Prime calves’ Immunity response this spring for better outcomes this fall

03/30/2017 10:54 PM
Focus on complete immunity for the calf with spring vaccinations.

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Normal seasonal declines continue

03/30/2017 2:34 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Politicians, OCM have checkoff programs in the crosshairs

03/30/2017 12:39 PM
The Organization for Competitive Markets has teamed up with politicians to undermine the work being done by the beef checkoff to...

Perdue gets rare friendly confirmation hearing

03/30/2017 12:30 PM
The Senate Ag Committee approved Perdue's nomination in a Thursday committee meeting. With the first step of the confirmation...

Opinion: Of ranchers, bureaucrats and other opposites

03/30/2017 11:52 AM
Ranchers and bureaucrats are destined to not get along. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be engaged.

It’s not always smooth sailing on the cattle market winds

03/30/2017 11:11 AM
Cattle markets are increasingly like the wind. Sometimes they carry you along; sometimes they nearly knock you down.

Brazilian beef exports take a hit as scandal breaks

03/30/2017 10:47 AM
Scandal at Brazilian beef packing plants has turned the global beef trade upside down.

4 steps to clear communication on the ranch

03/29/2017 4:17 PM
Here are four tips for being a better communicator with family members and employees on the ranch.

Pharmaceutical reps promote beef to doctors

03/29/2017 4:07 PM
The Texas Beef Council has employeed four pharmaceutical reps to sell beef as part of a heart-healthy diet to physicians.

Veterinary scholarships awarded nationwide

03/29/2017 8:00 AM
Industry partners award nearly 350 scholarships to help veterinary students with education costs.

Higher stock density is a problem solver

03/28/2017 10:40 PM
There are few grazing problems which can't be solved or at least improved upon with the application of higher stock density.

Fed Cattle Recap | The beat rolls on

03/28/2017 6:24 PM
Cash prices for fed cattle continue to grind higher.

Do you know your unit cost of production?

03/28/2017 4:34 PM
Calculate the unit cost of production for a cow-calf enterprise with these profit tips.

4 interesting ag reads to check out today

03/28/2017 4:21 PM
What’s the best way to talk about GMOs? What are the best comebacks to activists? What makes a ranch wife so special? Where are...

Pounding parasites, vaccinating pay off

03/28/2017 2:00 AM
Combining good deworming and vaccination programs works wonders for a Texas High Plains rancher.

Cattle cycle magnifies low-cost necessity

03/28/2017 2:00 AM
Will the profit opportunity continue to run south for cow-calf producers?

Tips for setting fence posts in difficult ground

03/27/2017 6:06 PM
It's not always easy to get that post in the ground. Here are some practical tips.

Barb-wire fence? Brace it correctly to make it last

03/27/2017 5:56 PM
Here are some tips from a full-time fence builder on how to string steel so it lasts long enough for the next generation of cowboys...

Where we stand on the antibiotic dilemma

03/27/2017 4:41 PM
More folks recognize the need to safeguard antibiotics for future use, but we’re a long way from figuring out how. First of a six-part...

Keep an eye out for washy spring forage

03/27/2017 4:35 PM
Loss of body condition on heifers and even cows grazing early spring forage can hurt conception rates.

The secret reason why ranchers are so happy

03/27/2017 3:24 PM
What makes farmers and ranchers so happy? Turns out, there’s science that proves working with the land makes for happier people.

Key cattle numbers to consider in your 3-year marketing plans

03/27/2017 1:52 PM
As you plan your 2017 beef cow business year, you need to be aware of the cattle industry trends that will be driving cattle prices...

5 Trending Headlines: Arkansas turns the table on animal activists; PLUS: The disappearing family ranch

03/27/2017 12:49 PM
Animal activists have long illegally entered animal production facilities, faking videos of animal abuse and then condemning the...

Some fencing across Texas Panhandle may not need to be replaced

03/17/2017 1:00 AM
Don't be in a hurry to replace wire on fence lines caught in recent widlfires.

Trump budget proposal will be DOA but concerns ag interests

03/16/2017 1:00 AM
Trump budget proposal would harm rural America, cuts county funds, key conservation, and development programs

3 consumer groups who want more info about their food

03/26/2017 11:29 AM
If we can identify the consumer groups who want to know more about their food, we can better cater our messages to reach these folks...

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

03/25/2017 12:41 AM
Calf and feeder prices surge higher this week as steers and heifers traded steady to $7 per cwt higher. Wes Ishmael provides all...

Feedlot placements trend lower

03/24/2017 10:24 PM
Feedlot placements in February were almost 1% less than a year earlier, following three months of double-digit increases.

Calf and feeder prices surge higher

03/24/2017 10:09 PM
Snug harvest-ready cattle supplies continue to bolster markets, helped along by increasing feedlot marketing currentness, which is...

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Feeder cattle rally as receipts decline

03/23/2017 5:43 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Updated: Ag committee recommends Perdue nomination

03/23/2017 11:56 AM
Senate Agriculture Committee held hearing on Sonny Perdue's nomination to be ag secretary on March 23.

What makes a fed cattle qualify for Certified Angus Beef?

03/23/2017 12:11 PM
There’s been a lot of misunderstanding about how fed cattle qualify for the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand. Here’s the lowdown...

Meat Market Update | No suprises as grilling season rally continues

03/23/2017 12:01 PM
Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the...

Opinion: Is it time to send a message to Washington or to the country?

03/23/2017 12:01 PM
The political class and media may be involved in their cultural wars and political posturing, but we have to come to grips with the...

The bull sale mystique

03/23/2017 11:49 AM
What is it about a bull auction that is so fascinating and wonderful?

2017 corn crop production potential

03/23/2017 11:36 AM
Warm spring weather could mean corn can gain ground from soybeans.

How to keep your cows out of the spring nutrient gap

03/22/2017 6:49 PM
Short grass can shortchange freshly-calved cows at their time of greatest need.

The wildfires are out. Now it’s time to rebuild and recover

03/22/2017 2:12 PM
It will take time and work and prayer, but burned-out ranchers will rise from the ashes.

USDA to provide $6 million to wildfire victims

03/22/2017 2:06 PM
The USDA announced earlier this week that it would provide more than $6 million in funding to those affected by wildfires in Kansas,...

Elanco efforts highlight commitment to antibiotic stewardship

03/22/2017 11:45 AM
Shared-class antibiotics are a valuable tool for veterinarians practicing in the beef industry today. Learn about Elanco’s commitment...

It’s National Ag Week; PLUS: 5 awesome ranch life perks

03/21/2017 3:20 PM
Celebrate National Ag Week by reminding yourself why you fell in love with production agriculture in the first place.

Brazilian meat industry erupts in scandal

03/20/2017 5:40 PM
Global companies JBS SA and BRF SA raided in federal probe.

Fed Cattle Recap | Cash market continues trending higher

03/21/2017 11:29 AM
The fed cattle cash market, shrugging off higher numbers of slaughter-ready cattle, continues its upward trajectory.

Tedder talks: what you need to know about hay tedding

03/21/2017 10:45 AM
Why ted? Using a tedder helps to speed dry down time, provides producers with greater flexibility & can result in higher quality...

Perdue confirmation hearing finally set

03/17/2017 8:00 AM
Legislative Watch: Perdue hearing set, Trump proposes 21% cut to USDA budget, House Resolution to terminate the EPA.

Beef up your advocacy efforts with BEEF U

03/20/2017 4:38 PM
Beef University — a program of the Beef Checkoff Program, is a free online program to help producers prepare for tough consumer...

6 Trending Headlines: 4-Hers step up; PLUS: How to converse with consumers

03/20/2017 1:22 PM
In an act of true caring and compassion, a Kansas 4-H club is taking in calves orphaned by wildfires and other clubs are joining...

How Men’s Journal got it wrong on heme iron in beef

03/19/2017 5:25 PM
Let’s get the facts straight: beef isn’t an inflammatory food, and it contains absorbable heme iron.

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017

03/18/2017 12:36 AM
Demand remains strong in beef markets in spite of hints of pessimism going forward. Trading generally was steady with improvement....

Beef trade picture continues to brighten

03/17/2017 9:02 PM
U.S. beef export value in January was 18% more than the previous year and the highest ever for the month. Export value per head of...

Cash overpowers lingering market gloom

03/17/2017 8:54 PM
Cash fed cattle prices spiked $2-$5 per cwt higher this week, helping calves and feeder cattle at all weights to trade steady to...

Burned barbed wire fence still usable, research shows

03/17/2017 2:33 PM
Landowners can rebuild burned-out fences with the old barbed wire, reducing the cost of rebuilding after wildfires. .

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Prices move higher, despite big feeder cattle run

03/16/2017 5:07 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

We know the people who sacrificed to save their animals

03/14/2017 1:00 AM
Folks in West Texas, northwest Oklahoma and southern Kansas are mourning. They have lost much, but they have been buoyed up by the...

Meat Market Update | Grilling season rally pushes cutout higher

03/16/2017 11:32 AM
Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the...

ABC News gets its day in court over lean finely textured beef

03/16/2017 12:54 PM
After years of legal wrangling, a South Dakota judge has ordered ABC News to defend itself over its series of reports on lean finely...

Do indexes, EPDs and genomics really work?

03/15/2017 5:21 PM
Much has been said and written over the years about EPDs and the indexes that followed. Then along came genomics. What do all these...

4 more wildfire relief efforts to support; PLUS: 3 tips for fire victims

03/15/2017 5:03 PM
Looking to help those impacted by the Plains wildfires? Here are four relief efforts you should know about. Plus, experts offer tips...

Copper and immune function

03/15/2017 12:17 PM
Copper deficiency is more common than you think. By the time you see an outward sign, such as a rough and discolored hair coat, your...

To retain new hires, hire right the first time

03/15/2017 9:00 AM
Two factors unique to beef practice can help you select a successful, long-term employee.

Remember these keys for successful fly control

03/15/2017 12:18 AM
Prepare for flies, then maintain the control momentum throughout the season.

4 habits of successful cattlemen

03/14/2017 3:55 PM
What are the keys to being successful in this business? Here are four common traits of established industry leaders.

Fed Cattle Recap | Cash trade continues bull run

03/14/2017 11:59 AM
Higher slaughter numbers didn’t faze the cash market, which traded steady to $1 higher.

Producers impacted by wildfires encouraged to come and get hay

03/14/2017 11:59 AM
Producers also need to contact Farm Service Agency and document losses.

Food plots aren’t just for wildlife

03/13/2017 10:08 PM
While ranchers who lease the hunting have learned the value of food plots to enhancing that enterprise, the same concept works with...

How big of a harvest? 2017 corn yield and production

03/13/2017 5:03 PM
Corn growers have raised the bar on acres and production almost every year recently. But 2017 could be different, based on how many...

4 costs to control for improved profitability

03/13/2017 4:01 PM
Use these four cost benchmarks to make financial adjustments to your cow-calf enterprise.

6 Trending Headlines: Wildfires make “Worst day of my life:” Plus; rustling is risky

03/13/2017 1:42 PM
The wildfires still burning across four states have consumed around 1.5 million acres, as well as taken the lives of brave people....

Ag community shines after wildfires

03/12/2017 7:26 PM
Looking for more ways to help fire victims? Here are a few ideas to contribute financially.

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017

03/11/2017 1:44 AM
Premium prices for well-weaned calves were realized this week, with steady prices for un-weaned calves the norm. Wes Ishmael provides...

Stocker value of gain incentive is shifting

03/10/2017 10:22 PM
Lower cost of feedlot gain is increasing incentive for stocker producers to market lighter calves and turn them quicker.

One million acres burns in the Plains

03/10/2017 10:15 PM
Producers in the Plains continue to battle fires that have so far burned an estimated 1.4 million acres.

Grazing demand lifts calf prices

03/10/2017 10:07 PM
Calves traded mostly steady to $5 higher this week as buyers continued hunting cattle suited for grazing. Due to limited numbers,...

Questions and answers on the Veterinary Feed Directive

03/10/2017 8:08 PM
Here are some answers to the most common questions cow-calf producers and veterinarians have about the Veterinary Feed Directive...

Washington wars: Who is winning and losing the D.C. battle?

03/09/2017 3:08 PM
The frustration is not in the positions or the institutions, but in the people who fail to live up to the responsibility that those...

Brutal wildfires across cattle country put things in perspective

03/09/2017 3:29 PM
While the stories of lost ranches are heartbreaking, they pale in comparison to the loss of heroic people.

Global beef trade toes the line

03/09/2017 2:52 PM
The U.S. gains ground as a world beef supplier while lower beef exports from Australia offset larger volumes from other top suppliers....

Consumers and the economy: What will 2017 bring?

03/09/2017 2:47 PM
Consumers are feeling better about the economy. Will an interest rate hike affect that sentiment?

Fed cattle market: In like a lion and out like a lamb?

03/09/2017 2:43 PM
Cattle feeders have been able to push the market to seasonal highs. Is there more to come or have we set the highs for the year?

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | More feeders move off pasture, hit auction barns

03/09/2017 12:19 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Why fly control this year is important

03/08/2017 6:05 PM
The new Veterinary Feed Directive may change how cattle producers had been typically supplementing their cattle on grass. This makes...

10 wildfire reports & resources to help

03/08/2017 4:56 PM
Looking for ways to lend a hand to those impacted by the Plains wildfires? Here are 10 resources to get you started in the right...

Is sustainability sustainable?

03/08/2017 3:10 PM
As the sustainability drumbeat gets louder, many beef producers question if the idea has any substance. Approached correctly it does....

Here’s how and where to help with wildfire relief

03/08/2017 2:56 PM
Hundreds of thousands of acres burned in Southern Plains begets need for hay, fence repairs and much more.

Wildfire relief efforts established in four states

03/08/2017 1:23 PM
Wildfires, driven by high winds and plenty of fuel, have taken ranchers’ lives and hundreds of thousands of acres of rangeland....

UPDATE: Dangerous conditions lead to wildfire outbreaks across the U.S.

03/07/2017 2:40 PM
Several wildfires emerged in different regions across the country due to a dangerous combination of warmer weather, wind and dry...

Fed Cattle Recap | Steady as she goes

03/07/2017 4:17 PM
The cash market for fed cattle seems to be sailing on a steady course this spring, with no major tempests on the horizon, at least...

5 equations for your 2017 financial records

03/07/2017 2:09 PM
Need to review your ranching enterprise’s financials? Start with these simple equations and go from there.

5 Trending Headlines: Has spring sprung early? PLUS: Why a BSE is important

03/06/2017 6:36 PM
Spring is early this year, experts say. Here’s a resource to help you anticipate when green-up will hit your neck of the woods....

New study shows farmers out-hustle just about everybody

03/06/2017 3:44 PM
Time is money, and a new study proves farmers and ranchers work most efficiently to get their work done and be successful.

Economic insight for your ranch's 2017 business plan

03/06/2017 1:16 PM
Ranchers need to recognize that we are still in the bottom section of the beef price cycle.

Got cheatgrass? Here's how to kill it and get your pastures back

03/06/2017 1:08 PM
As you plan your 2017 grazing program, look at late-season grazing to reclaim cheatgrass-infested pastures.