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US Beef in China

U.S. beef producers may remember 2017 fondly as the year their beef finally was able to get into China. Gary Crawford has more for SFN…    

NC Market Highlights Jan. 9

Broiler-fryers: The market tone is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are heavy. The estimated slaughter for Friday and Saturday in North Carolina is 4,351,000 head compared to 4,225,000 head last Friday

A Look Ahead to Livestock Markets in 2018

Livestock producers are heading into 2018 with both increasing production and demand. However, exports are critical to keep that trend moving. Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics says for beef producers, the path of least resistance for market prices is

NC Market Report 1/8/2018

N.C. BROILER-FRYERS: The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are heavy. The estimated slaughter for Thursday in North Carolina is 3,085,000 head compared to 3,114,000 head last Thursday. North Carolina Egg market

A Look Ahead to Livestock Markets in 2018

    Livestock producers are heading into 2018 with both increasing production and demand. However, exports are critical to keep that trend moving. Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics says for beef producers, the path of least resistance for market

NC Market Report Dec. 13

At the 2 weekly livestock auctions held Monday at Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 815 cattle and 22 goats were sold.  Compared to the previous sales, slaughter cattle were mostly steady to $3.00 higher.  Feeder steers were mostly

NC Market Report

At the livestock auction held Friday at Siler City a total of 836 cattle and 139 goats were sold. Slaughter cows were steady to $3.00 higher, bulls $3.00 lower when compared to the previous sale. Feeder steers were steady to

NC Market Highlights

At the livestock auctions held Tuesday at Mount Airy and Shelby a total of 561 cattle and 27 goats were sold. Compared to their previous sales, slaughter cows were mostly $1.00 to $9.00 lower, bulls were mostly steady.  Feeder cattle

NC Market Report

At the 3 weekly livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 2,381 cattle and 47 goats were sold.  Compared to the previous sales, slaughter cattle were mostly steady to $6.00 lower.  Feeder steers were

Former Ag Secretary John Block’s Weekly Commentary – “Tax Reform”

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and the Renewable Fuels Association. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and