Friday, August 7, 2020 10:38AM CDT
JBS, the Brazilian meat company, is planning to convert a Colorado lamb processing facility to process beef cuts, further limiting processing facilities for the sheep industry in western states.
Friday, August 7, 2020 10:35AM CDT
Estate and succession planners say the coronavirus pandemic has increased interest in updating plans as families have sensitive conversations about what would happen to the farm and the business if someone falls ill.
December corn is up 1/4 cent per bushel, November soybeans are down 2 1/4 cents, and September KC wheat is up 1 1/2 cents.
Cattle futures are expected to coast into the weekend with limited significant market moves likely to develop before the end of the week. Firm support in boxed beef values and cash cattle trade is sparking additional interest, although buyer interest is expected to remain generally quiet.