Manage the Risks in 2024

Will Jordan Cattle

2024 has lots of potential both positive and negative. Volatile markets and unpredictable weather patterns directly impact producer’s pockets. I visited with Dr. Scott Brown, University of Missouri Professor and Market Analyst for a 2024 livestock outlook.

Fall Cattle Market Outlook

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan As hints of cooler weather are beginning to appear, the heat of cattle prices remains steady. Looking into the fall, marketing calves and rebuilding the cowherds are on the minds of many producers. To help inform marketing decisions, AgNet visited with Holden Ramey, cattle market analyst from CattleFax, for a Fall cattle market forecast. 

AFBF Urges Close Examination of Livestock Markets

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

(AFBF) — Extreme volatility in livestock markets is raising red flags across the country, leading the American Farm Bureau (AFBF) to urge the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to leave no stone unturned as they monitor and analyze market activity. American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall applauds Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue …

NCBA Commends Secretary Perdue For Swift Action In Expanding Investigation Into Cattle Markets

Dan Cattle, Economy, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — NCBA President Marty Smith released the following statement on United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement of expanding the agency’s investigation into cattle markets: “I would like to thank President Donald Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for their quick response to NCBA’s request to expand the agency’s investigation into cattle markets. Secretary Perdue’s decision …

Markets Expected to Continue Strong; Leverage Shift on the Horizon

Dan Cattle, Economy, Industry News Release

During the first half of 2019, the United States will see a shift away from El Niño conditions as equatorial ocean currents begin to cool into the summer, Art Douglas, Ph. D., professor emeritus at Creighton University, told the audience during the popular 2019 CattleFax Outlook Seminar today. The session, held as part of the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and …