CFAP Program for Beef Producers

– David Marrison, OSU Extension Depending on size, type and marketing status, cattlemen are eligible for $33 to $214 payments/head from the CFAP administered through Farm Service Agency. Since the beginning of January, market prices for major commodities have fallen sharply since COVID-19 reached the United States.  There have been many efforts through federal and [...]

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Date Set for 2020 OCA Replacement Female Sale

The 8th annual sale will be November 27 at Muskingum Livestock! The 2020 date for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) eighth annual Replacement Female Sale will be Friday evening, November 27. The sale will be held at the Muskingum Livestock Auction Co. in Zanesville, Ohio and will begin at 6:00 p.m. The 2020 OCA Replacement [...]

By |2020-06-11T07:37:33-05:00June 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Changing Grid Premiums and Discounts Due to Underlying Changes in the Fed Cattle Industry

– Elliott Dennis, Assistant Professor & Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska – Lincoln In recent weeks there has been increased attention given to the role of Alternative Marketing Arrangements, commonly referred to as AMA’s, in the fed cattle market. The use of these AMA’s varies greatly by region and some of [...]

By |2020-06-11T07:37:29-05:00June 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Weekly Livestock Comments for June 5, 2020

– Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee FED CATTLE: Fed cattle traded $3 lower compared to last week on a live basis. Prices on a live basis ranged from $105 to $118 while dressed prices ranged from $170 to $187. The 5-area weighted average prices thru Thursday [...]

By |2020-06-11T07:37:29-05:00June 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Grass Cover Crops Can Be Bedding!

– Stan Smith, OSU Extension PA, Fairfield County The value of cover crops as feed may never be more recognized than it has been over the past few years. However, with wheat straw for bedding bringing prices at auction that are similar to those of first cutting hay, perhaps grass covers such as cereal rye [...]

By |2020-06-11T07:37:28-05:00June 11th, 2020|0 Comments
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