Cattle futures drop on bearish USDA reports

Meatingplace, By Rita Jane Gabbett on 7/24/2017
Live cattle futures fell this morning in the wake of USDA’s monthly Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory reports, both released on Friday, indicating continued U.S. cattle expansion. Cattle future…

NCBA CEO: Unholy Alliances

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Kendal Frazier, CEO, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association July 24, 2017
By now you’ve probably seen that there’s a determined effort by activist organizations to undermine the beef industry. Groups like Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Public Justice…

NAFTA: Where’s the Beef?

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Katelyn McCullock, Economist, and Veronica Nigh, Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation July 24, 2017
Cattle trade flows play an important role across the U.S. well beyond trade deficits and surpluses, or volumes.  They provide numbers to keep feedlots full and packing plants running efficien…