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Post-Drought Pasture Recovery Comments
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Jul 8, 2013 10:02 AM CDT

The following article by Derrel Peel of Oklahoma State University was posted in this week's Oklahoma State Cow-Calf Newsletter. It has a very good rundown on the importance of pasture recovery post-drought to the future of the U.S. beef cattle herd--and, logically following, to feed grain usage.--Bryce

The U.S. beef herd is likely getting smaller again in 2013 due to unexpectedly large beef cow slaughter in the first half of the year. The 3.4 percent year-to-date increase in beef cow slaughter masks a more dramatic increase in beef cow culling since mid-March. After decreasing nearly 9 percent in the ...

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