Tag Archives: livestock and meat markets

August Live Cattle Futures Take the Lead

By Cassie Fish, CassandraFish.com   August LC are grinding along, trading higher on the day, consolidating above $148 while deferred fats and feeder futures trade lower, nervous in the wake of continued global commodity bear talk. The fall outlook for tight fed … Continue reading

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This May Be The Year To Over-Winter Cull Cows

A big factor in the decision is whether the pasture or hay is available to carry cows through the winter cost-effectively. By Burt Rutherford via Beef If cull cow slaughter increases seasonally for the remainder of 2014, how will the … Continue reading

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Pork, poultry to dictate future cattle prices, analyst says

by Dave Sims via the Canadian Cattleman CNS Canada — Increased competition from pork and poultry may be the factors that ultimately stop skyrocketing beef prices across North America, according to one cattle market analyst. “We’ve had a phenomenal year … Continue reading

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Top 5 Qualities Consumers Want In Beef (You Might Be Surprised!)

by Joe Roybal in BEEF Editors’ Blog Kansas State University research finds that the “social values”  of food choices are less important to shoppers of livestock food products than a safe and quality eating experience FOLLOW LAND AND LIVESTOCK INTERNATIONAL … Continue reading

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Why Is Beef Demand Growing As Per-Capita Income Shrinks?

by Wes  Ishmael   in BEEF Editors’ Blog               As domestic per-capita wealth overall declines, there is a growing demand for pricier beef.  Here are three reasons for the wealth-beef paradox. The economic gap between haves and have-nots in the U.S. continues … Continue reading

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Cow-Calf Weekly

Via COW-CALF WEEKLY FOLLOW LAND AND LIVESTOCK INTERNATIONAL ON FACE BOOK! 7 Ranching Operations Competing For Top Stewardship Title Stewardship; By Jamie Purfeerst, BEEF Senior Associate Editor Seven unique cattle operations, all regional honorees recognized for their outstanding efforts in … Continue reading

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Meat Industry Ignores Shopper Trends At Its Own Peril

  by Burt Rutherford via Beef   The grocery store world is changing, and the meat department no longer is the center of the fulcrum.  “If you want to win in our industry, you’ve got to win in meat and produce, because … Continue reading

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