Cattle markets are a subject that are cussed and discussed all over the country by farmers and ranchers. There have been numerous efforts this year alone to try and address this issue and drive some share of the profits from beef sales back down the line.
"The current scare of legislation running through packers and feedlots will pass soon. My guess is after Nov. 3, things will be back to normal. Packers will continue their high margins and cow-calf operations will continue to disappear."
The Chinese in Taiwan and Hong Kong are good allies, and our Chinese-American countrymen are fine fellow citizens. But recall how we were allied with the Chinese in World War II against the Japanese who invaded China.
“Log it, graze it, or watch it burn” has become a very popular, meaningful and timely catchphrase. It refers to applying common sense management to our forests, deserts and grasslands.
The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF USA) has been broadening the scope of its legal efforts. In recent days, there have been developments in three different lawsuits they have initiated.
Cattle hides for the past few years have been waging a battle with synthetic materials that have increasingly been used in everything from footwear to car seats. New evidence suggests that synthetics have significantly impacted world-wide demand for leather.
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.