Plant Fires, Herd Liquidation, and Backed-up Cattle…Oh my! Feedlots’ Pickle Position in 2022
Dr. Elliot Dennis
Feedlots have managed through several unprecedented issues in recent years creating market disruptions and spurring conversations about how cattle are marketed, packing plant efficiency, and appropriate government intervention. Dr. Dennis discussed these situations and how proposed private and government policies could have remedied the problems.
You Said Profits? What Herding and Risk Management Have in Common
Livestock requires constant management and attention, and so does the financial position of your operation. Dr. Dennis introduced easy-to-use risk management tools available for small and large operations. He discussed the best time to use these tools and recent government programs, which pay you to use risk management tools.