Beef export value in July averaged $326.18 per head of fed slaughter, up 9% from a year ago. Through July this year, per-head export value was up 16% to $318.31.
Calf and feeder cattle prices trended steady to $4 per cwt higher, while cash fed cattle prices mostly held their ground.
Data from Superior Livestock show that source and age verification brings extra dollars at sale time.
Worldwide, beef exporting countries are keeping the protein pipeline flowing. Here’s a breakdown.
The August fed cattle market gave ground, but not without a fight.
Looking to make more on those calves? There are a lot of factors in play, but catering to buyer's past experience may be your best card.
Harlan is kicking of a series of articles dedicated to analyzing the cattle cycle (it's finally back!) and the beef price cycle to hopefully help you build a strategic business plan for the next cattle cycle.
As consumers celebrate Labor Day, they’ll be grilling more beef than ever before.