Recent Stories by Greg Henderson
Aug 13, 2020 by Greg Henderson
Three of America’s leading livestock economists have released a new working paper that examines in-depth the dramatic impact the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on cattle, beef and pork markets this spring.
Aug 11, 2020 by Greg Henderson
Producers experienced a rally in fed cattle and lean hog prices that boosted margins for both species last week, while trimming packer margins.
Aug 10, 2020 by Greg Henderson
A federal magistrate judge in Colorado has denied a request of one of the defendants in a poultry price-fixing case to travel to Africa on safari.
Jul 31, 2020 by Greg Henderson
June production data for beef, pork, chicken and turkey show an 8.2% increase over the same month in 2019, suggesting processors have overcome the disruptions from earlier this spring.
Jul 17, 2020 by Greg Henderson
Cattle feeding losses were estimated at $194 per head the week ending July 11, a $60 per head improvement over the previous week, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker.
Jul 13, 2020 by Greg Henderson
America’s economy is showing signs of recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but any economic surge is likely over, according to a quarterly report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.
Jul 06, 2020 by Greg Henderson
Production slowdowns at American meatpacking facilities caused by the coronavirus pandemic this spring produced declines in exports for both beef and pork during May.
Jun 08, 2020 by Greg Henderson
Three of the four poultry executives indicted by the DOJ have pleaded not guilty and were released on their own recognizance by a federal judge.