There are many reasons for the market gyrations of late. Drovers takes a look at the seeming disconnect between beef prices and cattle prices. Read more…

Join TSCRA as we continue to update you on how COVID-19 is impacting the cattle market. Our speaker this Friday at 1 p.m. is Dr. Derrell Peel with Oklahoma State University. The webinar is free, but registration is required. Visit https://bit.ly/2UuXbKI to reserve your … Read More

U.S. meat and poultry production increased an estimated 10% during the week ending March 28, according to the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC). Over the past four weeks, combined production of beef, pork, chicken and turkey was up 8.5% compared to the previous year. LMIC says … Read More

Some American beef packing companies are adding to worker’s pay and sick leave in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For cattle feeders, Tyson Foods and National Beef Packing Co. have announced plans to increase payments for fed cattle procured from suppliers. Read the full … Read More

March 27, 2020

It’s
been another busy week for the TSCRA’s government and public affairs staff as
we continue to address the wide array of issues created by the COVID-19
pandemic.

In some
areas of … Read More

Source: CME Group | March 23, 2020

Pursuant to Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. Rule 579.A. (Global Command Center – GCC Authority), the exchange is notifying the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that the CME Group Global Command Center took emergency action regarding price limits of … Read More

by Robert E. McKnight, president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

By all
measures, we are in historic times as the nation mounts an unprecedented
response to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The growing national
crisis created by COVID-19 and recovery efforts after the pandemic subsides
will likely … Read More

Tyson Foods told cattle feeders on Friday that it will add $5 per cwt. to live cattle and $7.94 per cwt. to dressed and grid cattle the week of March 23. The increase will be added to the base cash price for the week. Gary Michelson, Tyson … Read More

March 22, 2020

Record meat supplies in 2020

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

Disruptions
in normal activities due to COVID-19 have produced a surge in at-home
food demand.  Recent reports indicate a … Read More

Tyson is assuring Americans that there is no shortage of meat and is increasing its efforts to restock grocery store shelves amid the widespread coronavirus outbreak. America’s largest meat producer is responding to empty store shelves at grocery stores and nationwide restaurant closures by shifting … Read More