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CORN FACT: 20 states produced over 100 million bushels of corn in 2016 Market Flash
CORN FACT: Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, & Minnesota accounted for 54% of the corn produced in the U.S. in 2016 Market Flash
Nebraska, Texas & Kansas accounted for 43% of the gross income for cattle in the United States in 2016 Market Flash
The highest monthly cow price in history was in August 2014 at $121/cwt. Market Flash
The highest price for choice boxed beef in 2016 was $235.32 Market Flash
Gross income for cattle in Texas dropped $3 billion in 2016 from 2015 Market Flash
Nebraska has the top three beef cow counties in the U.S., including the nation’s No. 1 cow county – Cherry County Market Flash
Crude oil prices averaged $52 per barrel in April, $1 higher than the March Market Flash
Retail Beef Price Composite (RBPC) was at $5.23 in April, up 5 cents from the month prior Market Flash
Retail ground beef prices drop 4 cents in April to $3.55 Market Flash
BEEF EXPORTS: USDA reports sales to Japan this week at 19.2 million pounds, compared to 6.2 million pounds last week Exports
BEEF EXPORTS: USDA reports sales to South Korea this week at 5.3 million pounds, compared to 16.3 million pounds last week Exports
BEEF EXPORTS: USDA reports sales to Mexico this week at 1.8 million pounds, compared to 3.3 million pounds last week Exports
Antegra Corn: Remember – the highest the Dec contract has been in nearly a year happened during a crop report! Grain Network
USDA reports pork carcass on Tuesday AM at $78.74, up $1.58 Market Flash
USDA reports choice boxed beef on Tuesday AM at $227.54, down 3 cents Price Blaster
USDA reports the choice/select spread on Tuesday AM at $21.02, down 2.10 Price Blaster
CROP PROGRESS: 97% of the corn in the U.S. had been planted by June 3rd, compared to 92% last week and 95% last year Corn
CATTLE EXPORTS: The United States has exported 1 head of cattle to China so far in 2018 Exports
CATTLE TRADE: Negotiated cash trade on Thursday in Nebraska has been light on moderate demand with some early dressed sales at 175.00 Market Flash
CROP PROGRESS: 96% of the corn in the U.S. had matured by October 14th, compared to 93% last week and 89% last year Corn
The highest choice boxed beef has been in 2018 was $232.68 Beef
Choice boxed beef has averaged $218.62 so far in 2018 Beef
The daily drop has traded between $9.35-$10.86 so far in 2018 Beef
The highest the pork carcass cutout has been in 2018 was $83.38 Market Flash
The lowest choice boxed beef has been in 2018 was $204.86 Beef
The highest the daily drop has been in 2018 was $10.86 compared to $12.11 in 2017 Beef
CATTLE ON FEED: This is the highest October 1 inventory since the series began in 1996 Cattle on Feed
Record U.S. crude production weighs on oil prices (@Reuters) Energy
Canada cattle slaughter (year-to-date) reported at 908K head, up 7.3% from last year Market Flash
Total cheese production in March was 1.10 billion pounds, 2.7 percent above March 2017 and 11.6 percent above February 2018 Dairy
Italian type cheese production in March totaled 482 million pounds, 2.5 percent above March 2017 and 12.9 percent above February 2018 Dairy
Trade war entices farmers to switch acres to corn (@FarmFutures) Corn
Midwest floods and chaos in Venezuela are making the seasonal rise in U.S. gas prices even more pronounced (@WSJ) Energy
Planes, tractors, food and handbags all featured on a list of U.S. imports, worth $20 billion in total, that the EU says it could hit with tariffs (@Reuters) Trade
BEEF FLASH: McDonald's and Tyson are among the companies that expect tighter supplies of pork and bacon to result in more-expensive meat globally (@WSJ) BEEF FLASH
Trade war fears crushed US oil prices, which plummeted 6% to a 10-week low of $57.91 a barrel. It was oil's worst day since Christmas Eve (@CNNBusiness) Energy
The USDA reported estimated weekly cattle slaughter this week at 664K head, the highest so far in 2018 Market Flash
SALEBARN OWNERS: If you would like to have your prices included on the National Beef Wire, please contact Corbitt Wall at (816) 261-0432 or email at cwall@dvauction.com Feeder Cattle
10/2/2019 December live cattle futures closed up 0.8 cent at 110.625 cents per pound, its highest since Aug. 9 Market Flash
CROP PROGRESS: 96% of the oats in the U.S. had been harvested by September 22nd, compared to 92% last week and 100% last year Crop Progress
CROP PROGRESS: 92% of the barley in the U.S. had been harvested by September 22nd, compared to 87% last week and 99% last year Crop Progress
CATTLE FLASH: The estimated daily cattle slaughter has averaged 116,330 head so far in 2019 Cattle Network
The Ave. Nebraska Steer Price (600-700 .lbs) for December was 146.82 a 2% over the previous month Market Flash
The Ave. Nebraska Heifer Price (600-700 .lbs) for December was 135.54 a 1% increase over the previous month Market Flash
Beef in cold storage has been under 500 million pounds for 11 straight months Market Flash
STEER TRACKER: The average price paid on Monday for the top 25 steer strings (700-899#) was $141.26 Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The Cattle on Feed Inventory in TEXAS in January was reported at 2.96 million head. This ties 2008 as the HIGHEST COF inventory in Texas in January and the 20th highest month on RECORD! Market Flash
CATTLE TICKER: The largest cattle string sold so far today was 86 heifers (918#) from Yankton, South Dakota at $137.50 Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: Weekly beef production was reported at 534.6 million pounds last week, the HIGHEST so far in 2020! Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The January 2020 COF Inventory (11.958 million head) was the 2nd highest January inventory in 25 years! Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: WORLD beef production in 2020 is projected at 62.477 million metric tons, the SECOND highest on record! Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: Beef exports top 20K metric tons for the SECOND week in a row Market Flash
BEEF EXPORTS: The USDA reported beef exports this week at 21,700 metric tons, compared to 27,800 metric tons last week Market Flash
On the Plains, windy weather is developing across Montana, further eroding winter wheat’s protective snow cover. Farther east, however, a deep snow cover remains in place across the eastern Dakotas, where most corn and sunflower harvest efforts have been stalled for the last 2 months Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The CME March feeder cattle contract was at $147.45 on January 10th Market Flash
February Lean Hog futures have dropped $12.20 since January 23rd Market Flash
DAIRY FLASH: Milk futures have dropped $1.20 since January 24th Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: U.S. beef imports top 3 billion pounds in 2019, up 2% from 2018 Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: The United States exported 3.02 billion pounds of beef in 2019, down 4.4% from 2018 Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: Japan was the top destination for U.S. beef exports in 2019 followed by South Korea, Mexico, Canada & Hong Kong Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States exported the most cattle in 2019 to Canada followed by Mexico and Russia Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States exported cattle to 37 different countries in 2019 Market Flash
BEEF FLASH: The United States exported beef to 132 different countries in 2019 Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States imported 1.3 million head of cattle from Mexico in 2019, up 4.1% from 2018 Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States imported 722K head of cattle from Canada in 2019, up 14.6% from 2018 Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States imported 2.04 million head of cattle in 2019, up 7.6% from 2018 Market Flash
CATTLE FLASH: The United States exported 305K head of cattle in 2019, up 25.2% from 2018 Market Flash