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Good pasture management considers trees to weeds

Good pasture management considers trees to weeds

STOCKTON, Ill. — Although a big beautiful shade tree in a pasture may look nice, it often is not the best arrangement for grazing cattle.

March 24, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Livestock facility financing should factor in market changes: Banker

Livestock facility financing should factor in market changes: Banker

If you’re considering financing a new livestock building to add value on the farm, using a range of cost and revenue scenarios can help plan for market fluctuations.

March 24, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Grazing cover crops a winning proposition for producers

Grazing cover crops a winning proposition for producers

BENTON, Ill. — For livestock producers, cover crops can serve double duty.

March 23, 2017 10:13 am(0)
Buyers, sellers still flock to sale barns to trade livestock

Buyers, sellers still flock to sale barns to trade livestock

GOREVILLE, Ill. — It’s the second Monday of the month, and employees at the Southern Illinois Equine Sale are busy. Meanwhile, dozens of restless heifers, calves and culled bulls wait in the wings.

March 22, 2017 7:00 pm(0)

Feeder cattle prices see boost from futures

Cattle prices continue to strengthen across the board.

March 22, 2017 11:49 am(0)
U.S. faces competition in global beef export market

U.S. faces competition in global beef export market

The U.S. beef industry has seen some good trends recently, with exports increasing as the American beef supply continues to grow.

March 18, 2017 4:00 pm Photos

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Costco provides momentum for U.S. beef in Korea

Costco provides momentum for U.S. beef in Korea

U.S. beef has been rapidly building momentum in South Korea, and received a further boost recently as Costco officially began converting its imported chilled beef selection from Australian beef to 100 percent U.S. product.

March 18, 2017 10:00 am Photos

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U.S. pork faces growing competition from Europe

U.S. pork faces growing competition from Europe

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Gregg Hora says while U.S. pork remains the favorite of most foreign customers, there is always another country out there trying to cut into its market share.

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Report indicates increasing feedlot numbers

Trends in the cattle feeding industry became more clear in the most recent USDA Cattle on Feed report.

March 15, 2017 9:59 am(0)