Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 28, 2016

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle were higher this week. The five-area fed steer price for the week of October 20 – October 27 averaged $103.13 for live sales, and $161.77 for dressed; respectively, up $4.89 and $7.75. Total volume … Continue reading

Crop Market Update: October 25, 2016

Corn was down last week with Greenville cash corn currently trading $0.01 lower than a week ago and $0.35 lower than a year ago at $3.48/bu on Friday. December futures contracts are $0.02 lower on the week at $3.53/bu. Nationally, … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 21, 2016

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle were higher this week. The five-area fed steer price for the week of October 13 – October 20 averaged $98.24 for live sales, and $154.02 for dressed; respectively, up $0.65 and $0.09. Total volume … Continue reading

Crop Market Update: October 18, 2016

Corn was up last week with Greenville cash corn currently trading $0.16 higher than a week ago and $0.33 lower than a year ago at $3.49/bu on Friday. December futures contracts are $0.14 higehr on the week at $3.54/bu. Nationally, … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 14, 2016

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle were lower this week. The five-area fed steer price for the week of October 6 – October 13 averaged $97.59 for live sales, and $153.93 for dressed; respectively, down $3.32 and $5.13. Total volume … Continue reading

Latest USDA Supply and Demand Report Still Shows Bumper Crop in 2016/17

The USDA made several updates for the 2016/17 crop year in the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. The USDA is projecting 94.5 million acres of corn were planted this year, and of that 86.8 million acres are expected … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 7, 2016

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle were lower this week. The five-area fed steer price for the week of September 29 – October 6 averaged $100.91 for live sales, and $159.06 for dressed; respectively, down $2.45 and $2.86. Total volume … Continue reading