Beef Market Update – Spring Highs, Summer Lows & Everything In Between

In this episode of the Beef Market Update, we break down the latest U.S., Alberta and Saskatchewan Cattle on Feed reports. As far as the reports go, there are no big surprises with numbers up 3% in both. What do those aggressive placements mean for numbers come summer? What kind of lows can we expect to see? What does that mean for the feedlot operator and the packer as they try to manage risk heading into that seasonal dip and what options are there for them to try to do that?


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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4PM est. @shaunhaney


Cargill selling Ontario grain and crop input business to La Coop federee

After putting its grain handling and crop input operations in Ontario up for sale this winter, Cargill has reached a deal to sell the business, including its ownership in South West Ag Partners, to Quebec-based La Coop fédérée. The agreement includes 13 grain and crop inputs retail locations, as well as Cargill's 50 percent share of…Read more »


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