Feeder steers and heifers sold firm to 5.00 higher with late-week sales up to 8.00 higher. Demand very good coming off the holiday week. Trade mostly active. Weather continues hot and dry with a few hit or miss showers this past week. Slaughter cows and bulls sold … Read More

July 15, 2019

Cattle and beef markets looking for summer direction

by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

I just returned to Stillwater after several weeks of travel. Late last week I was … Read More

Source: Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News | July 11, 2019

Once again the hay trade continues very slow across much of the state. More seasonal weather has finally arrived bringing higher temperatures and drier weather in the forecast. This has provided the opportunity … Read More

Source: USDA Market NEws | July 12, 2019

Compared to the last report, hay trades were mostly steady to instances weak mostly due to quality. Movement was light to moderate at best. In the Panhandle, producers are busy baling wheat hay but quality … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 9, 2019

Corn, sorghum prices rally on crop uncertainty

Corn and sorghum prices have rallied … Read More

Source: USMEF | July 9, 2019

May exports of U.S. pork and beef were steady with last year’s strong volumes and increased year-over-year in value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume … Read More

Current FOB sales of steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 higher on light comparable sales. Trade activity and demand were moderate on a shortened holiday week. Slaughter cows and bulls not tested this week. In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were mostly 3 to … Read More

In the July 8 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, hear about the global dynamics affecting US meat trade; and how heat affects the productivity of cattle.

Source: Daily Livestock Report | July 3, 2019

The rainy weather that has been a major obstacle to getting spring crops planted this year has been a boon to pasture and range conditions across most of the U.S. At mid-year, 69% of U.S. ranges and pastures … Read More

Source: USDA NASS | July 1, 2019

Texas experienced warm temperatures and scattered thunderstorms throughout most of the state last week. Precipitation in East Texas and the Gulf Coast ranged … Read More