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Cattle Industry News...

Links to articles below are included because we found them to be of interest but their content does not necessarily reflect the views of The Cattle Range.

Thursday... April 18th

"Shootin' The Bull" Commodity Market Comments

Cattle on Feed & Placements Up; Marketings Down

Regional Cattle Auction Reports for Wednesday

In the Cattle Markets… A Shift

NCBA: The Real Whopper

Weekly Drought Monitor

Seasonal Drought Outlook


Wednesday... April 17th

Fire-Starting Ranchers get a New Blessing from BLM

Fed’s Beige Book: Growth Remains ‘Slight-to-Moderate’

In the Cattle Markets… Cash Cattle Prices Rally

Ag Census: Cattle, Dairy, & Hog Herds All Build Inventories

Farm Share of U.S. Food Dollar Declined in 2017

British Stockmen Told They Must Pay Closer Attention to Health & Safety

The Balance of this U.S. Cattle Inventory Cycle may be Unusual


Tuesday... April 16th

‘Cowboy Behaviour puts Entire Irish Beef Industry at Risk’

30 Days and Counting After the Nebraska & Iowa Flooding

Canadian March Cattle on Feed Placements 16% Lower than 2018


Monday... April 15th

In the Cattle Markets… Two-Sided Trade

Changing The Calving Season (Different Answers To The Same Question)

Better Spring Forage Conditions in Oklahoma

Beef & Pork Retail Featuring Lower Than Last Year

Fake Meats: Will Consumers Bite?


Friday... April 12th

TCR’s Weekly Market Summary

Cattle Futures' Long-Term Market Outlook

Weekly Current & Projected Feedyard Closeout

National Feeder & Stocker Cattle Summary

Texas AG Pushes for WOTUS Injunction

USDA Agriculture Census: Larger Herds & More Beef Operations

African Swine Fever Expected to Cut Chinese Pork Production by 35%

Cattle Photo of the Week


Thursday... April 11th

Why ‘Veggie Meat’ Won’t Replace Beef


Wednesday... April 10th

Iowa Food Group Shuts Meat Processing Plant Down

In the Cattle Markets… Cash Trade Begins in Earnest

Lawsuit Reveals What ‘Natural’ Meat Really Means


Tuesday... April 9th

China Pig Herd Drops by 16%

In the Cattle Markets… A 2017 Repeat or a Realizing Bear?

April WASDE Report Unfriendly to Cattle & Corn

Slaughter Cattle… Bullish & Bearish Factors

Heavy Snow Could Impact Livestock This Week


Monday... April 8th

FAPRI: Cattle Prices Will Drift Lower Through 2020

U.S. Cattle Herd Growth Continues

In the Cattle Markets… Pressure


Friday... April 5th

"Shootin' The Bull" Weekly Analysis

USCA Statement on Pending Beef Checkoff Legislation

Severe Winter Weather’s Effect on Feedyard Performance


Thursday... April 4th

Separating Newborns from Older Calves Reduces Scours Risk

Cattle Imports, Beef Production, & COOL

In the Cattle Markets… A China Bounce

Trade Talks with China Appear to be Near End Stage

Demand for Lean Beef Appears to be Favorable

Demand for U.S. Protein ‘Uncertain’ in 2019: CoBank

Jobless Claims Lowest Level Since 1969


Wednesday... April 3rd

Chinese Consumers Ignore Calls to Eat Less Beef

Poverty Rates in Rural & Urban Areas Vary Across U.S. Regions


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