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May 24, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Transition Time for the Cattle Business: Part 1, Feedlots

Cattlemen are experiencing both long- and short-term effects of the transition to more beef production.

Aug 6, 2014 | The Business of Agriculture

Economic Conditions: Beef Feedlot and Cow-Calf

Our commodity experts look at the economic factors that shaped second quarter prices, and what it means for our cattle feeder and cow-calf operators.

Jun 2, 2014 | The Business of Agriculture

Rising Cattle Values Boost Need for Owner Equity, Lender Capacity

Ranchers, feeders and feedyard operators often ask why lenders require cattlemen to invest greater levels of equity to maintain the lending relationship. We offer the answers.

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