NEWS
Cows Rule
Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:13 AM CDT

From one-bull herds to sprawling ranches with thousands of cows, the smell of money is getting pretty heady in cattle country.

Cow/calf producers are firmly on the right side of today's supply versus demand dynamic. Live prices for yearling steers (650 pounds), for example, were averaging $151 per hundredweight (cwt) in the middle of July compared to $137 per cwt a year earlier. And Omaha corn prices were building on the positive feelings, coming in at $5.71 per bushel compared to $7.78 per bushel a year ago.

It all adds up to opportunity, and it's about time, Texas rancher Tom ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Alberta Crop Report
Canada Markets
EPA Questions Neonics
Canada Markets
Manitoba Crop Report
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Saskatchewan Crop Report
Canada Markets