NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

Drovers CattleNetwork, By James Mintert, University of Illinois May 08, 2017
The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on trade within the NA…

Fewer Cattle Imports from Mexico and Canada in March

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension May 09, 2017
Total U.S. cattle imports were down 7.4 percent in March compared to one year ago.  Monthly imports of cattle from Mexico were down about one percent while cattle imports from Canada were dow…

Cull cow prices to fall

Farmers Weekly - 5 May 2017 by Annette Scott
Dairy cattle remain the focus this month for processors as they manage their way through the later than normal run of cull cows. The autumn dairy cow slaughter typically kept plants full from March…