By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing SpecialistA wide variety of internal and external factors are impacting beef and cattle price levels and volatility. Beef production is at a seasonal peak in June with weekly beef production since late May estimated to be nearly 7 percent above year ago levels. Fed cattle prices have dropped and could be near an early seasonal low with feedlots ahead of schedule fo Continue reading
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
By: Luke Schwieterman, Schwieterman, Inc.
Whether it is good news or bad news the volatility so far in August is a test for producers. Live cattle futures pulled back into mid-month close to $10.00 and Feeder Cattle pulled back about… Continue reading