Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending September 25, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $128.47 for live sales, and $202.47 for dressed; respectively, down $6.60 and $10.78. Total volume sold was down 2,000 head from … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending September 18, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $135.07 for live sales, and $213.25 for dressed; respectively, down $4.91 and $6.84. Total volume sold was up 75,000 head from … Continue reading

September Cattle on Feed Report Recap

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA, NASS) released their monthly Cattle on Feed report Friday afternoon (September 18). The report revealed that 9.986 million head of cattle were in U.S. feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head … Continue reading

Crop Market Update: September 15, 2015

Corn is higher this week following the release of the USDA’s newest production estimates on Friday morning. Greenville cash corn is currently trading $0.31 higher than a week ago at $3.83/bu on Friday. December futures contracts are also $0.27 higher … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending September 11, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $139.98 for live sales, and $220.09 for dressed; respectively, down $1.22 and $2.03. Total volume sold was down 55,000 head from … Continue reading

Corn falls in line with expectations but soybeans exceed expectations in latest USDA reports

The corn balance sheet for the 2015/16 crop saw several small changes from the August release. Ending stocks for the 2015/16 crop were revised down by 121 million bushels as a result of lower production. Acreage remained unchanged from last … Continue reading

Crop Market Update: September 8, 2015

Corn is lower this week leading up to the release of the USDA’s newest production estimates on Friday morning. Greenville cash corn is currently trading $0.12 lower than a week ago at $3.52/bu on Friday. December futures contracts are also … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending September 4, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $141.20 for live sales, and $222.12 for dressed; respectively, down $2.20 and $4.85. Total volume sold was up 11,000 head from … Continue reading