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Let Them Eat Cake

I have been following a lot of discussions and reading many articles in recent weeks weighing up the long-term profit potential of the recent rise in feeder and fed cattle prices. Everywhere you look, food prices are rising and up to now the only ones I have heard complaining are the TV talking heads sensationalizing […] Read more

SPIRITED VIEW – for Mar. 14, 2011

From a dismal “when should I disperse?” attitude to jubilation and “how can I expand?” all in less than six months. It’s amazing how the attitude of an entire industry can change so quickly. Looking back it is reminiscent of an old Western: the cow-calf producers making a last stand, holding on while many are […] Read more

“Choices Or Consolidation”

Political correctness is an odd state for the beef industry. In an industry that prides itself on the frontier image of the independent rancher unafraid to say what is right or wrong 21st century cattlemen seem most at home in a flock. Maybe it’s more a sign of our times and culture but I keep […] Read more