LIVESTOCK NEWS
Considering the Options
Mon Jan 7, 2013 01:50 PM CST

How will profitability and risk differ for types and weights of cattle this year? Should you purchase Livestock Risk Protection? What about wheat pricing options or whether it's best to just graze it out? These are just a few of the questions a new tool, three years in the making, can help you analyze.

The "Stocker Cattle Analysis Tool" is now available to cattlemen at no cost. It was developed in partnership between Texas Tech University, Mississippi State University and the USDA's Risk Management Agency.

Tomas Knight, professor with Texas Tech's Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, describes this online ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Zilmax Effects Disputed
Ask The Vet
Racing the Clock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Tyson to Shed Three Plants
Tyson Mexico Poultry Biz Sold
DTN Closing Livestock Comments