By: Luke Schwieterman, President, Schwieterman Inc.
On May 14th, Choice Box Beef made a new record all time high of 264.74. It’s hard to be very bearish when the product market is holding up so well. Last year at this… Continue reading
By: Katy Kemp
Tradition says the stocker business is simply about pounds of commodity feeder cattle, that stockers and quality are like oil and water. But ignoring today’s market demand for superior quality could mean less weight in your wallet.… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Choice retail beef prices jumped over 9 cents per pound in April to a new record level at $640.2 cents per pound, up 9 percent from one year ago… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Global demand for beef is rising, while global supplies have stayed stagnant for nearly seven years. Producers are working to change that, but even their best efforts will take three to five years to take effect. With… Continue reading
By: Luke Schwieterman, President, Schwieterman Inc
To say the least, it’s been a roller coaster ride for the last two months and this is a prime example of why we tend to advise producers to hedge using options. The increased… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers at the University of Missouri are finding ways to extend the shelf life of ground beef.
They have found that store lighting plays a role in how long meat retains the bright red color that shoppers… Continue reading