NEWS
The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:02 AM CDT

Late summer always makes me think of my country fair education, hard-won but invaluable lessons first secured many years ago that have thankfully never faded. In fact, I long felt sorry for city cousins denied the opportunity to run the galvanizing gauntlet of 4-H shows and carnie rides.

Such moral and intellectual superiority might have dangerously mushroomed had it not been for a trunk load of blue and white ribbons that kept my all-too-plain and half-fat steers far from the arena of statewide competition.

Just as well. By the time the tail end of August rolled around, Dad was pretty ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
A Gift for Learning
Five Countries Ban Canada Beef
US Feeder-Cattle Placements Seen Down
Cold-Weather Diet
Cattle Herd Growing, Slowly
Survey: US Cow Herd Grew in 2014
The Attraction of Youth
Certified at 99%
Two Sisters, One Bold Move
NFU Doubts Cattle Import Basis