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Friday, December 18,2009

Fed prices trend higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade developed $1-2 higher on limited trade early last week with cattle feeders in Kansas selling at $80-81 live basis. Feedlots in the Corn Belt sold dressed cattle at $126 in Iowa and in a range of $126-128 in Nebraska, weaker than

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Friday, December 18,2009

Stan Weaver honored with MQHA Heritage Award

by WLJ
Each year, the Montana Quarter Horse Association (MQHA) honors an individual who has positively impacted the growth of MQHA and the promotion of the American Quarter horse. The award is determined under the direction of the Board of Directors. MQHA is an affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).

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Friday, December 11,2009

Market falls $2-3

by WLJ
Fed cattle markets traded lower last week despite conventional wisdom that the powerful winter storm that swept most of the country should have helped prices. Wednesday trade in the southern Plains was light to moderate in volume at $79-80,

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Friday, December 4,2009

Fed trade reported at prices steady to $1 lower

by WLJ
Early fed cattle trade last week was steady to $1 lower than the previous week as the boxed beef cutout and live cattle contract trade faltered at midweek. The northern tier traded cattle on Wednesday in a range of $129-131 dressed, with the bulk of the volume at

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Monday, November 30,2009

Demand helps spur feeder prices

by WLJ
Cattle feeders started moving cattle early last week and the bulk of the week’s action appeared likely to be complete ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Trade was called steady to 50 cents higher than the previous week at $83-84 live basis in the southern tier while Corn Belt trade was reported at $129-130 dressed. Other feeding regions were expected to

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Friday, November 20,2009

Early signs of improvement boost market expectations

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade started early last week with some light trade on Tuesday in the Corn Belt and better volume followed on Wednesday when the bulk of the week’s business was completed at prices steady to $1 lower than the previous week. Cattle traded in the Corn Belt at $129-130 dressed while

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Friday, November 20,2009

NMSU workshop to focus on sustainable agriculture

by WLJ
The future of sustainable agriculture has never looked more promising or more challenging. Looking to education and funding is one way to meet this challenge.

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Friday, November 20,2009

University of Tennessee study analyzes impact of climate change legislation on U.S. agriculture

by WLJ
Net returns for virtually all major crops are positive under a properly constructed cap-and-trade program, according to a University of Tennessee (UT) study released recently by 25x25.

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Friday, November 13,2009

Fed cattle prices slip backward

by WLJ
The fed cattle trade came early again last week as feedlots took early bids from packing plants offering lower money in the northern Plains. Cash trade was $2-3 lower on 30,000 head sold in Nebraska and Iowa at $83-84 live and $131-132 dressed on Wednesday.

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Friday, October 30,2009

Fed prices jump

by WLJ
Active fed cattle trade started off early last week with live cattle trade in the southern Plains at prices $1-2 higher than the previous week on Wednesday. Texas cattle feeders managed to push live prices up to $88 while feedlots in Kansas sold live cattle at $87 and Nebraska live trade was reported at $86 late in the day.

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