Will Ranchers Be Holding Back More Heifers in 2010 - Herb Lock, FarmSense Marketing

Earlier in the week Anne Dunford brought up a great question during the Beef Market Update. Will ranchers be holding back more heifers to restock the cow herd or cash in on some higher values and run? With the trend definitely pointing to a continued herd reduction, what will stop it?  Is it inevitable that… Read More

Canadian Beef Regains Market Access in China - Ted Haney, President of CBEF

As we discuss quite often in the Beef Market Update with Anne Dunford, Canada is very dependent on the ability to export beef.  As everyone knows the market place changed in 2003 when the first case of BSE was discovered in Canada.  Over time Canada has been battling to regain its export markets to normalize… Read More

Elanco Beef Consultants Forum Brings Vets and Nutritionists Together

This month I attended the Elanco Beef Consultants forum which included invited vets and beef nutritionists from across Canada and the Northern US. After two days of interacting with this segment of the industry one thing is firmly clear to me. These people deeply care about their customers. Much of the scheduled sessions and informal… Read More

Happy Friday! We hope everyone is having a smooth start — or maybe middle, if you’re well underway — to their harvest and is staying safe out there. Thanks for joining us on RealAg Radio. Here’s what’s on the show today: A Friday issues panel, featuring the debut of Meagan Murdoch, with National Public Relations… Read More

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