Livestock: Cattle Feeders Place More Heifers on Feed Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
USDA’s October Cattle on Feed report, released on Friday, October 25th, indicated that the nation’s on feed inventory of 11.3 million head was about 1% smaller than a year ago, but still […]

Livestock: Is Beef Herd Expansion Near Its End? Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Looking back a decade or so, the high feed price era from 2007 to 2013 caused downsizing of the beef industry. Beef cow numbers reached a low in 2014 which […]

Livestock: Increasing Meat Production Likely to Push Cattle Prices Lower Apr 30, 2018

🕔Apr 30, 2018
Meat production in the U.S. during the January-March quarter was up over 2% compared to a year earlier. The increase in meat production took place virtually across the board as […]

Livestock: Cattle Inventory Growth Slowing, Beef Production Still Increasing Feb 5, 2018

🕔Feb 5, 2018
USDA released its annual Cattle inventory report last week and the report confirmed that, although the U.S. cattle herd was still growing during 2017, the rate of growth slowed sharply compared to […]

Livestock: Increase in U.S. Calf Crop Points Towards Larger Beef Supplies Jul 24, 2017

🕔Jul 24, 2017
USDA provided several key updates last week when it released the July Cattle inventory report along with its monthly Cattle on Feed report. The mid-year cattle inventory report provided the […]

Livestock: International Trade Moderating U.S. Meat Production Oct 17, 2016

🕔Oct 17, 2016
Recently released data indicates U.S. meat exports continued to grow year over year for August, with international trade moderating increased U.S meat production. Beef exports increased 29.5 percent compared to […]

Livestock Market: Robust Beef Expansion Will Slow Feb 1, 2016

🕔Feb 1, 2016
Listen to MP3 podcast Nothing like record cattle prices and profitability to get an industry excited about expansion. The latest USDA Cattle report shows a rapid expansion is underway with […]

Mississippi Livestock: No Records, but Cattle Markets Offer Promise Jan 29, 2016

🕔Jan 29, 2016
Beef cattle producers are not seeing the record high prices from a year ago, but strong export numbers are providing reasons to hope 2016 will be profitable. “Per capita consumption […]

Livestock: Cattle Market Pressured by Heavier Weights, Fewer Heifer Placements Jan 27, 2016

🕔Jan 27, 2016
More feedlot placements than expected, coupled with large supplies of cold storage beef, will pressure cattle prices in the near term, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock […]

Georgia Livestock: Myths Concerning Implanting Cattle Jan 29, 2015

🕔Jan 29, 2015
Fewer and fewer producers are employing the practice because, unfortunately, we are faced with battling myths and urban legends about the food we provide.

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