Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor: I am a longtime feedlot operator/owner and cattleman, I am writing to express my disgust about this mess going on with the Big Four Beef Packers. Our world is in a mess, especially the cattle business. The packers are @#$!! (bad words) I try not to use. Today, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, these...

Direct Pay Details Now Out; Starts May 26 Through FSA

WASHINGTON — This week U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to this direct support to farmers and ranchers, USDA’s Farmers to Families Food...

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, I just love the article from the last Drovers Magazine I received. It said Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue, nixed the revival of mCool, saying mandatory COOL “is not going to happen unless we wanted to do a billion-dollar litigation damage with Mexico and Canada.” This would be a drop in the bucket. What...

NCBA Responds To Trumps Idea Of Banning Live Cattle Imports

DENVER — (NCBA) — During the White House announcement about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, President Trump made some offhanded comments about possibly banning livestock imports. In short order, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO, Colin Woodall, issued a statement in response to those comments. “Today’s comment by President Donald Trump demonstrates the complexity of the...

Red Meat Exports On Record Pace But Numbers Pre-COVID Pandemic

DENVER — (USMEF) — Underpinned by record production, U.S. pork exports completed a tremendous first quarter with new March records for volume and value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Beef exports also trended higher year-over-year in March, establishing a record first quarter pace. "March export results...

Graham Packer Cows, Bulls Trade Steady

GRAHAM — (May 18) — Packer cows and bulls were steady, bred cows and pairs steady, market on steers and heifers weighing under 500 pounds traded $2-5 higher, feeder steers and heifers weighing over 500 pounds $2-4 higher. Receipts totaled 1605 head. Steers: under 330 pounds $160-175, 300-400 pounds $145-165, 400-500 pounds $140-155, over 500...

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800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902