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Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Cargill is getting out of the cattle-feeding business by selling feedlots in Kansas and Colorado to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., according to announcements from both companies Wednesday.  The $36.7 million deal includes a multi-year agreement for Green Plains to continue

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Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The cattle industry in general and feedlots in particular have done a good job managing growing livestock supplies for most of the last year, helping to minimize supply pressure coming to bear on cattle markets in the coming months. In

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Cargill Exits Its Beef Feedlot Operations

Cargill Exits Its Beef Feedlot Operations

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kan., and Yuma, Colo., to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., a vertically integrated ethanol producer with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kan., and Hereford, Texas. The transaction

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Good for Crawfish Producers Amid Expanding Market

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Good for Crawfish Producers Amid Expanding Market

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Texas crawfish producers are expected to have a good year as demand continues to increase in larger markets, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist in College Station, said early reports from

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Producers were spraying pastures for weeds and working cattle. Also, producers began planting melons and cantaloupes during

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Charles “Richard” Hay, Walthall County “Dry conditions allowed for beef and dairy producers to begin wrapping and chopping haylage. Corn was still

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Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Spotty rain last week slowed soybean planting. Sweet potato beds are looking good. Pastures were looking good

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Help Corn Germination, Slow Planting

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Help Corn Germination, Slow Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) A lot of corn

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Extension Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Scattered showers throughout the week have had producers searching for dry fields to continue with corn planting. Wheat continues to progress well. J.

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Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Wheat really headed out this week. A lot of corn seed were put in the ground. Soybean planting will get underway as fields

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