There likely isn’t a sector in agriculture that isn’t very ready to put 2018 to bed. From drought and extreme heat for much of the summer, to a cold wet harvest out west, to high DON in corn, market volatility and trade wars, and falling livestock prices this fall, many are looking for a better… Read More

The latest USDA Cattle on Feed report shows once again that the “wall” of cattle was not an unreasonable description. Thankfully, sustained consumer demand has helped greatly. The June report met expectations and further confirms what a bulk of analysts have been talking about the entire 2018 marketing year. Anne Wasko, with Gateway Livestock Exchange… Read More

On Friday’s show, with host Shaun Haney: Top ag news, with Kelvin Heppner, discussing the missed NAFTA deal deadline, Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s trade mission to China, and more. Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock — can barbecue season help protein demand? RealAg Issues panel with Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner Favourite… Read More

Cattle and lean hogs futures have slid in the past 30 days as livestock producers look to protect themselves from downside risk. Besides oats, which are down 10% in the past month, the protein complex has been the worst performer of all the agricultural commodities in the last month. In the past 30 days: April… Read More