Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:58 PM CDT DTN Livestock Analyst John Harrington finds the ongoing attempt to supersede mandatory country-of-origin labeling legislation for beef and pork with voluntary legislation as both silly and a waste of time.
Mon Jun 15, 2015 04:27 PM CDT The House voted 300 to 131 to repeal country of origin labels for meat. While the bill now goes to the Senate, the House vote represents a victory for Canadian and Mexican livestock producers.
Fri May 29, 2015 03:12 PM CDT The classical blessing from the Emerald Isle is a pretty good late-spring prayer for anxious cattle feeders torn between fairly solid cash ground on one hand and significantly discounted futures on the other.
Fri May 22, 2015 03:42 PM CDT If you were planning a Memorial Day picnic strictly based on a shoestring budget, chances are the steaks commandeering your holiday grill will be more "tube" than sirloin.
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.