Livestock: Japanese Beef Imports Rise – DTN Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017Despite the Aug. 1 tariff hike from 38.5% to 50% on frozen beef, Japan’s imports have continued rising year over year. While tariffs will hit U.S. beef shipments, recent trade […]

Livestock: Why Did China Cut Pork Imports by 30% this Year? – DTN Nov 2, 2017

🕔Nov 2, 2017Forget about what you’ve heard about cyber-attacks, spyware and internet trolls. Sometimes instances of miscommunication can best be explained by one party simply “missing the memo.” For example, take China’s […]

Livestock Markets: Pork Industry’s Sustainable Expansion Oct 9, 2017

🕔Oct 9, 2017Listen to MP3 podcast The pork industry has been in expansion now for three years dating back to 2014 when the PED virus reduced pork supplies and sent hog prices […]

Livestock: JBS – A Decade of $20Bln Spending, Time to Pay the Piper – DTN Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017Despite the fact that JBS had enjoyed an impressive growth curve through Brazil and parts beyond for more than 50 years, the global meat giant was treated like the new […]

Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected Apr 28, 2017

🕔Apr 28, 2017The 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 […]

Livestock: Volatility Challenges Beef Markets – Rabobank Report Jun 27, 2016

🕔Jun 27, 2016The Rabobank global beef index ticked up in Q1 2016 after declining for much of 2015. However it shows signs of dropping again as softening prices in the U.S. and […]

Livestock Market: CME Group to Shorten Trading Hours Feb 10, 2016

🕔Feb 10, 2016CME Group will shorten trading hours for livestock contracts effective Monday, Feb. 29. The move follows escalating criticism that extreme volatility has rendered cattle futures effectively broken for cash market […]

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

🕔Feb 1, 2016Listen 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 […]

Keith Good: Crop Insurance Return Investment; Ag Econ Tough All Over Feb 10, 2015

🕔Feb 10, 2015Crop Insurance Investment on Return – Who Doesn’t Have an opinion on this one? DTN Political Correspondent Jerry Hagstrom reported yesterday that, “A statement by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week that crop insurance […]

Florida: 15th Annual Bull Test Results Summary Jan 10, 2015

🕔Jan 10, 2015Recently, the 15th Florida Bull Test was completed. The test is conducted at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL. This year 103 bulls were received from […]

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