Our Flight to Hartsel

October 9, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain I have known Jake Graham a long time. We bought a herd of Angus cows in Nebraska together and some other registered cows from Alfred Draton in the O’Neill, Nebraska, area. We […]

Weekly Market Report: 9/29/17

October 2, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The Grain Stocks Report released on Friday affected trade throughout the week. Traders positioned on Thursday based on the estimated numbers indicated in the table. On Friday, there were not any major […]

Zoonosis

October 2, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Humans partake in many activities throughout the day that exposes them to germs, but many of us may not realize that animals may be a source of those germs. Events such as […]

Preparing for Fall and Winter

October 1, 2017 0
A guide to marketing spring-born calves By Laci Jones As the fall and winter seasons approach, cattle producers need to make the ultimate decision on whether to market calves now or later. Myriah Johnson, Noble […]

Weekly Market Report: 9/22/17

September 27, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek Cattle markets finished another week higher before the cattle on feed report released at 2 p.m. on Friday. Look for a bearish start to next week as placements totaled 1.93 million head […]

Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex

September 27, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC) or syndrome (BRDS), commonly referred to as pneumonia or “shipping fever,” is a multifactorial disease primarily affecting young cattle. According to W. Mark Hilton, DVM with Elanco […]

Weekly Market Report: 9/15/17

September 18, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek After a bearish September WASDE report, grain markets managed to end the week higher. Production estimates for corn and soybeans were increased on this report, which triggered a large selloff early in […]

Weekly Market Report: 9/8/17

September 11, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek Cotton prices rocketed higher this week due to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Harvey could have a large impact on Texas cotton acres due to devastating flooding. Reports indicate that 300-600,000 acres could […]

Supper at Grand Island

September 11, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain Funny things happen in a person’s lifetime. One of the funny things that I can remember happened several years ago. We were hauling grain and hay out of Nebraska because it was […]

Weekly Market Report: 9/1/17

September 6, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek Feeder cattle futures have maintained above the $140/cwt. price level since April. This small rally began in January of ’17 and is showing signs of weakening in recent months. Large placements of […]
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