The predecessor of the Western Livestock Journal—then titled the Farm and Ranch Market Journal—was originally founded in 1922 as part of the infrastructure of the great urban stockyards that were scattered across cities in the Midwest and West.
USDA is making available another aid package to assist producers who have faced market disruptions and associated costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An additional $14 billion will be offered in a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) payments.
Shocks to the beef industry were all part of 2020’s “unprecedented” theme, but how the market responded was less surprising. There was nothing for it but to make new plans and keep going said a RaboResearch analyst.
Investment management can be divided into two broad categories, each reflecting a fundamentally different belief system about how capital markets behave. These two schools of thought are referred to as passive and active.
What do the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the COVID-19 pandemic have in common? Their management is supposed to be based on the best available science. This isn’t always the case.