Muscle cuts may garner the headlines, but variety meat exports remain a key component in U.S. meat exports.
Now that the crop insurance rates have been set, farmers know they have a floor to work with in the grain markets. But it doesn’t mean all ris…
Pork exports shattered records in 2020.
The WASDE report released a week and a half ago sent the grain markets into some fairly wild gyrations, with corn prices nosediving by 50 cent…
Three market experts at virtual pork, beef and land management events in January forecast volatile markets in 2021 but opportunities for profi…
The latest Cattle on Feed report, released Jan. 22, showed the on-feed picture to begin the new year and also the placements and marketings i…
It’s winter in the Midwest, but the temperatures have been hot in the grain pit as prices for corn and soybeans have shot upward.
Last week’s USDA Cattle on Feed report caught most analysts by surprise, with placements up 0.7% from a year ago at 1.842 million head.
Big price swings have started to become the norm in grain markets.
November beef demand resulted in one of the best months for exports on record, according to an analysis from the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
While the market took a day off this past week for the Martin Luther King holiday, the upward trend has taken few days off in recent weeks.
While much of the trade is focused on the USDA report released Jan. 12, outside factors continue to drive trade in the grain markets.
Cow-calf producers should find plenty of marketing opportunities in 2021.
U.S. hog numbers were down in last week’s USDA Hogs and Pigs report, but it’s probably too early to call this a trend.
The new year started with a hot market and strong grain prices, something that has not generally been the case for a while.
Boxed beef cutout values saw declines in December, and University of Tennessee ag economist Andrew Griffith says 2020 was a year of significan…
As the new year begins, the recent surges in the grain markets may stick around for a little while, according to Jack Scoville.
As 2020 wraps up, demand is the key that will keep the grain markets moving this winter, particularly with international purchases.