LIVESTOCK NEWS
Less Debt, More Cattle
Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon May 5, 2014 11:08 AM CDT

HEADLINE: Less Debt, More Cattle

SUBHEAD: Questions for the Good Times

http://cmsappprod01.dtn.com/…

CAPTION: Cattlemen have a lot of questions right now about how to make the most of this market. Risk management is critical, said University of Georgia's Curt Lacy. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

In the Southeast, Curt Lacy says cattlemen are questioning everything from the best time to sell calves to whether they should expand herds. The University of Georgia beef specialist said while every operation is unique, the take-home message is that things look good for the next several years. However, producers should be prudent in ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
The Market's Fine Print
Ask the Vet
Easy Does It
Market Math
Market Moves
Report Seen Showing Bigger Cattle Herd
Early Weaning
Ask the Vet
PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought
Wheat Worries