Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of September 25

Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of September 25

Thank you again to Bull Tackle Feed in Lexington Nebraska for being our new sponsor of the weekly sheep and goat market report. Check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/bulltackle For the week ending September 25th  the Midwest sheep and goat market was steady in the South and softer in…
September cattle on feed report

September cattle on feed report

The September cattle on feed likely won't encourage too much bullishness in the cattle complex on Monday. Placements were well over what many analysts expected ahead of the report. Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more…
ERS: Interest in antibiotic-free chicken increasing

ERS: Interest in antibiotic-free chicken increasing

The Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service this week released a report titled "The Market for Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics, 2012–17." The report studied consumer attitudes for chicken raised without antibiotics and their purchases of the products. The analysis grouped chicken products into three distinct market segments: classic, processed, and…
USDA to host educational webinar series for pork industry on LMR

USDA to host educational webinar series for pork industry on LMR

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will host a series of educational webinars for the pork industry about USDA’s Livestock Mandatory Reporting (LMR) Program. In this series – to be held on October 12, October 19 and October 26, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central Time each day…
African Swine Fever Confirmed in Haiti

African Swine Fever Confirmed in Haiti

The World Organization for Animal Health this week confirmed finding African swine fever in Haiti. Haiti borders the Dominican Republic, which confirmed the virus was in-country this summer. The farm in Haiti with confirmed African swine fever is near the border. Haiti is conducting surveillance for the disease in pigs…
The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Don Roose with U.S. Commodities

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Don Roose with U.S. Commodities

*Outside Markets - hangover from Chinese real estate/financial situation*China on holiday…. returns to trade tonight*Early yields/basis - Will Harvest '21 return to more seasonal pattern or repeat '20?*South America/Australia update*Cattle/hogs in opposite situations*Preview Cattle on Feed report
Aksarben Stock Show 2021 to feature Grand Drive

Aksarben Stock Show 2021 to feature Grand Drive

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The 94th Aksarben Stock Show comes to Grand Island, Nebraska September 23-26, 2021. Livestock entries from 14 states will compete for top honors with beef, swine, sheep, goats, and broilers. The show, which runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will feature over 3,400 entries from 14 states…
Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling for Beef Bill Officially Introduced (S. 2716)

Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling for Beef Bill Officially Introduced (S. 2716)

Billings, Mont. – On Monday, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), for himself and for Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Mike Rounds, (R-S.D.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the “American Beef Labeling Act of 2021,” which is now officially numbered as Senate Bill 2716 (S.2716). Senate Bill 2716 reinstates beef as among the numerous…