Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bill Tracking

From Patrick Bray, Executive VP, Arizona Cattle Growers SCM1012: ENDANGERED SPECIES TRANSPARENCY ACT – SUPPORT (Committee this week) The Legislature urges the U.S. Congress to enact the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act. The Secretary of State is directed to … Continue reading

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Coyotes kill Michigan sheriff’s horse

If a pack of coyotes can kill a horse, just imagine what a pack of wolves might to to your wife and kids. — jtl K.O. Carmen, a 27-year old mare that was formerly an event horse, was in a … Continue reading

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Positive Weekly Close in Feb LC on Tap

via The Beef By Cassie Fish, Very volatile market action has become commonplace in live cattle futures. Nerves remain raw and traders unsettled by the enormous sell offs in December and January. Lately, each time cattle futures sell-off traders wonder “is … Continue reading

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Global warming, long term

…the global warming trend in the 17 years 9 months since August 1996 is zero. The 212 months without global warming represents more than half the 423-month satellite data record, which began in January 1979. What is a mystery to … Continue reading

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Bull Spreads Gain Ground as Feb LC Takes Charge

From The Beef  By Cassie Fish, Though bulls are scarce, a few bullish signals are evident. Feb LC continues to gain ground on all other cattle contracts making a new high this morning in Feb/Apr spread at 275 points as Feb blows … Continue reading

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Civil Engineer Verifies Public Lands Transfer Study

via American Lands Council Recently, I received a letter from William E. Smith, P.E., a consulting civil engineer from the state of Montana, who had been studying the recently released report, “An Analysis of A Transfer of Federal Lands to … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm for Cattle Rally Muted So Far

From The Beef By Cassie Fish, Despite some positive technical signs, enthusiasm seems to be running low for much of a rally in CME cattle futures. Feb and Apr LC have both taken out Monday’s high and have even poked their heads … Continue reading

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Should nature have standing to sue?

Douglas recommended accepting nature’s rights — allowing nature’s own voice to be heard in the courtroom… The radical environmentalist movement has, apparently, reached a whole new level of politically correct idiocy –evidence that radical environmentalism (and its ugly sister, atheism) … Continue reading

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New York Times accuses MARC of animal abuse

The article on MARC… wasn’t presented as an editorial or identified as having a political slant; it was presented as “unbiased” reporting. Seems to be a lot of that nowadays. (And that may be the understatement of the year). – … Continue reading

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Feeders Melt-down, Fats Follow to New Lows

Commodity trading runs on two fuels–fear and greed. jtl From The Beef By Cassie Fish, Unresponsive to a neutral to positive USDA Cattle on Feed report and the biggest F.I. cattle slaughter since October, CME cattle futures have begun this new week … Continue reading

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