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BeefCast 0496 - Export market updates from Asia - part 1

BeefCast 0496 Show Notes:
  • Joel Haggard, US Meat Export Federation Vice President for Asia, updates us on the export picture for US beef in Asia and the Pacific communities. Part 1 of 2 (Follow-up with Part 2).

BeefCast 0495 - Will the grain market rally change your feeding plans?

BeefCast 0495 Show Notes:
  • Livestock economist Darrell Mark of the University of Nebraska looks at the impact of the recent grain market rally on feeders and cow-calf profitability and encourages pricing distillers grains in coming months.

BeefCast 0494 - What is the outlook for US beef exports in the global marketplace?

BeefCast 0494 Show Notes:
  • Erin Daley, Economist for the US Meat Export Federation, weighs in on the outlook for US beef exports in the global marketplace.

BeefCast 0492 - What the beef industry is up to down under

BeefCast 0492 Show Notes:
  • Kevin Dhuyvetter, Kansas State University Agriculture Economist, highlights his recent trip to Australia. He comments on cattle marketing and animal identification approaches in Australia that could have appeal to the U.S. beef sector.

BeefCast update for May 26, 2010, Putting the brakes on the cattle market slide

How can we put the brakes on the recent cattle markets price slide? Darrell Mark, University of Nebraska Livestock Economist, helps us out.

Also, it may be difficult to tell if the climate change debate is heating up or cooling down. Regardless, the climate change issue is very important to animal agriculture when we consider the potential impact of pending legislation and EPA regulations. So today I want to share with you a three part series focused on this critical issue. We draw upon the decades of experience of climate scientist Jay Lehr of The Heartland Institute.

BeefCast 0483 - Putting the brakes on the cattle market slide

BeefCast 0483 Show Notes:
  • Darrell Mark, University of Nebraska Livestock Economist, weighs in on the current cattle market slide, the reasons behind it and when we can expect to see it turn back.

BeefCast update for April 30, 2010, How bullish will the market be and for how long?

It is good to be in the company of geniuses! According to Chris Hurt, economist at Purdue University, “owning cattle looks like a stroke of genius.” He recently issued his April cattle outlook report with very positive comments focused on the current cattle market trends. After extensive research and analysis Hurt concludes, “it’s great to be able to say, ‘The cattle industry is back.' ”

BeefCast 0475 - How bullish will the market be and for how long?

BeefCast 0475 Show Notes:
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