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August 2017 Markets

  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  Live Cattle (Aug)  $117.33  $117.33  $147.30  $159.30  $121.58   Feeder Cattle (Aug)  $110.83  $149.63  $210.73  $221.47  $153.38  Steers (7…

August 2017

In the 1980’s, I was an accountant in North Platte.  Those times were particularly difficult for some of my farming & ranching customers.  Those times were particularly profitable for some of my farming…

June 2017 Market

  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 Live Cattle (June)   $132.10  $120.90  $152.90  $137.70  $120.53  Feeder Cattle (Aug)  $159.88  $146.09  $222.50  $197.18  $143.95  Steers (7 wt…

June 2017

The soybean price drop, over the last few months, is another example of a sales opportunity lost.  The starting point on our 2017 cash flow worksheets was $9.00, which would have provided a break-even…

May 2017 Market News

Where we were compared to where we are….                                      2017    2016  2015  2014  2013  Live Cattle (Jun):    $ 127.13  $116.00   $149.18  $137.40  $122.50 Feeder…