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.