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 […]

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 […]

September 2017 Profile: Mike Armitage

August 30, 2017 0
A Bar Ranch By Laci Jones It was a warm summer day with the relief of a slight breeze making the rolling bluestem grass sway. Horses and cattle gather under the few oak trees. The […]

Weekly Market Report: 8/25/17

August 28, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The August cattle on feed report showed a 4 percent increase over last year. Placements increased by 3 percent and marketings were up 4 percent. Live cattle prices continue sideways trade showing […]

Rabies in Farm Animals

August 7, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM In the first half of 2017, four cases of rabies have been diagnosed in cattle in Oklahoma. When most people think of rabies, they have visions of a foaming at the […]

I Need Help

August 6, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain I received a letter just a while back from a foundation that is receiving $20 million to help the farmers and ranchers survive. I can’t understand what the $20 million is going […]

Singing to the Cattle

July 12, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain In the 1890s, with the exception of about a dozen, cowboy songs were not generally known. Jack Thorpe, who researched cowboy songs in the 1880s, was only able to find a few […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

July 12, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills As cattle raisers, our goal is to produce healthy calves. The objective is to have cows that carry the calf to term, have no trouble calving, have a healthy live calf, give […]
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