Fri May 15, 2015 03:47 PM CDT Major pork integrators Seaboard and Triumph Foods have just made a costly pronouncement this week, unveiling a joint venture to construct a new processing facility in Sioux City, Iowa.
Mon Mar 23, 2015 04:25 PM CDT Historically, the stretch between late March and mid-May represents the second quarter's "sweet spot," a price-positive confluence of tight feedlot supplies and the best of seasonal beef demand.
Mon Feb 2, 2015 12:29 PM CST Agriculture faces various studies and mixed signals when it comes to climate change. Farmers need to adapt yet many argue that agriculture also does more harm than good trying to mitigating greenhouse gases through biofuels.
Fri Dec 19, 2014 04:49 PM CST Is it possible that a late-December recovery in cattle futures could accelerate enough to cause feedlot and ranch revelers on New Year's Eve to look back with Pam Ewing and happily ask "what was that all about?"
Fri Nov 21, 2014 01:15 PM CST Judging by new meat spread data released on Thursday, Thanksgiving at the Beef family home promises to be a motley affair with levels of holiday cheer ranging from sugar-high kids at Disneyland to hunger-strikers at Guantanamo.
Fri Nov 7, 2014 12:37 PM CST In the 1980s, "nine-weight carcass" was a four-letter word, at least according to the packer lexicon. But times have changed: According to the official scale house, the nation's kill floors are nearly carpeted with nine-weight carcasses this fall with plant managers not whispering a word of protest.