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Friday, November 19,2010

Fed trade steady

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade last week was slow at midweek with cattle trading in the southern Plains at $98-98.50 live and at $155-158 dressed in the northern Plains and Corn Belt, prices steady to $1 higher than the previous week’s trade. Strength in the boxed beef markets created by solid demand added support

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Friday, November 12,2010

Grass prospects provide a boost to feeder cattle prices

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade was slow to get started last week with most cattle feeders holding out for higher money after a surge in the futures market and mostly steady boxed beef trade. By midday last Thursday, only a limited number of fed cattle had traded hands, mostly in Kansas at $97.50 live and

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Friday, October 29,2010

Fed cattle retreat from recent highs

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade last week was slow but steady for much of the early week period with small numbers trading in most areas through midday last Thursday. The light cash trade had backed down from the previous weeks exceptional levels by $2-2.50 in most areas.

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Friday, October 15,2010

Foreign beef buyers boosted by weaker U.S. dollar value

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade last week was stalled last Thursday with packers and feeders deadlocked over prices. Packers were attempting to push prices lower to the range of $94-95 live and $148-150 dressed, while feeders were holding out for $97-98 live and

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Friday, September 24,2010

Prices slip back after corn tops $5/bushel mark

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade wrapped up early last week with the bulk of the action complete on Tuesday and Wednesday. In the southern Plains, live cattle traded mostly steady to $1 higher at $98-98.50. Dressed sales in the Corn Belt and Nebraska were reported at $153-154, steady to $1 lower than the previous weeks sales.

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Friday, September 17,2010

Corn market rises, causes pullback in feeder prices

by WLJ
Trade started out mostly steady last week with early reports of $98 live cattle sales in the southern Plains and $153-155 dressed trade in the northern Plains and Corn Belt. The steady trade last week was a positive for the industry, as many analysts were expecting trade to move lower as a result of

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Friday, September 10,2010

Feds trade higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade got a boost last week from better than expected Labor Day clearance levels and a return to a full production schedule for packing plants. The cash fed cattle trade in the southern Plains last week was complete by Wednesday, with packers paying $1-2 more than the previous week with trade reported at $97-98 live basis in the South.

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Friday, September 3,2010

Storm might slow weekend sales

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade started off slow on Wednesday last week with prices $2-2.50 lower than the previous week in the southern Plains at $97. Farther north in Nebraska, dressed cattle were $2 lower at $153 and in the Corn Belt, live cattle traded steady at $96 and dressed trade was reported steady at

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Friday, August 27,2010

Prices trade steady to lower after prior week’s big jump

by WLJ
Fed cattle traded early last week with the market mostly 50 cents to $1 lower in all feeding areas. Last Tuesday in the southern Plains, live cattle traded at mostly $99.50 with dressed sales in Kansas reported at $157. In the North, early fed cattle trade came at $155 dressed, steady with the

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Friday, August 20,2010

Start preparing for fall weed control

by Maria E. Tussing - WLJ Correspondent
Bright yellow. Vibrant purple. To the uneducated, yellow toadflax and purple loosestrife are just pretty flowers. When farmers, ranchers and land managers look at these plants and other noxious weeds, all they see is red. It’s not just an angry red at the expense of both time and money,

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