With Sen. John Thune decrying an “oligopoly” in the beef industry, a handful of senators on Wednesday called for Congress to give cattle producers a fairer shake when they send their stock to market. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley growled...
Scottish farmers have expressed "deep concerns" over a trade deal agreed between the UK and Australia. Downing Street said the pact meant British products such as Scotch whisky would be cheaper to sell to Australia. But industry body NFU Scotland warned the free...
Published on May 10, 2019 •This week in the markets – Live fed cattle were down $3.25 this week, while feeder cattle sales around the country were steady to $5.00 lower. The June live cattle futures contract was down .40...
Gloria Hafemeister Correspondent View Comments COLUMBUS, WI – The Roche brothers at Columbus call themselves “biological farmers.” Kevin, David and Dennis Roche and their wives Tracy, Amy, and Jacki operate a farm that has been in the family since 1852.  Kevin says they are...
ROSEMONT, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today the national launch of Tender by Design™, a revolutionary process by which frozen beef can now be just as high quality and tender as fresh. The proprietary Tender by...
Bull selection is a key decision for cow-calf producers that will have implications for both short- and long-term profitability. A bull represents half of your herd’s genetics and will sire calves to be marketed or represent the future of...
Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association With the prolonged disruptions at the Canada-U.S. border crossing, Canada’s beef industry has serious concerns with supply chain challenges, including the lack of access to feed coming from the U.S. and impacts on cross border movement...
Alberta's NDP says the massive year-over-year increase in the price of beef at Canadian is not benefiting the province's beef producers and the party is calling for an investigation. Heather Sweet, the NDP critic for agriculture, forestry and rural economic...
By Quality Meat Scotland Dr Karen Beauchemin Diet is at heart of beef’s race to net zero, according to Dr Karen Beauchemin, a federal scientist in Canada and an international authority on Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from livestock farming. Seaweeds, fat from...
A price channel consists of two parallel trend-lines providing support (bottom) and resistance (top) lines that contain price fluctuations.  Channels may be bullish (slanting upwards), bearish (slanting downwards), or neutral (horizontal). To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support...
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