By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Expect the unexpected is the word from Dr. Nevil Speer, Vice president, U.S. Operations with AgriClear.
“Volatility is really the key,” says Speer, who highlighted the message at the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association annual convention in Des Moines.… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – As risk managers, cattle producers lag behind corn growers. That is, if a show of hands by producers means anything.
At extension meetings, Scott Brown, University of Missouri economist, asks beef producers if they think cattle prices… Continue reading
AMARILLO – The deadline is nearing for the perennial Pasture, Range and Forage Insurance sign-up, designed to protect livestock and hay producers against production losses, said DeDe Jones, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service risk management specialist in Amarillo.
The 2015… Continue reading
As cattle feeders aim to make the most of premiums for quality, align with market expectations and make ready for industry changes in the wind, they can find insight and answers at an annual forum at two locations on the… Continue reading
By: John Michael Riley, Extension Agricultural Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University
So much of the recent news in this publication series and elsewhere has revolved around the record level of prices and the implications for herd expansion.… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University
Record high cattle prices leads to new questions about risk and production management. Actually, the questions are the same but the answers may be slightly different. High cattle prices have significantly increased capital… Continue reading