Livestock Home Ag Sectors Livestock

Cattle placements, marketings up double digits on 2 extra days
Cattle placements, marketings up double digits on 2 extra days
There was a lot of coming and going on U.S. feedlots in August, showing that feedlots are moving cattle out in a timely fashion and not building inventory.

Featured Stories

Rancher dealing with 300-sheep loss to fire
Rancher dealing with 300-sheep loss to fire
Valleyford, Wash., farmer Dale Dietrich lost 400 sheep in a wildfire.
WDFW: Removing entire Profanity Peak pack challenging
WDFW: Removing entire Profanity Peak pack challenging
Removing the rest of the Profanity Peak wolf pack will be challenging, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Doug Warnock: 
Finding ways to enhance water quality
Doug Warnock: Finding ways to enhance water quality
Columnist Doug Warnock writes about the latest developments in grazing research.
Pack removal rekindles wolf debate in Washington
Pack removal rekindles wolf debate in Washington
Washington wildlife managers haven't finished removing a wolf pack in the Colville National Forest, but the debate about changing the state's policy on shooting wolves has started.
Big crops, high dollar mean tough year for grain growers
Big crops, high dollar mean tough year for grain growers
Record crops of corn and soybeans, a bumper wheat crop and large invetories will pressure grain prices downward.
Maine monument’s creation concerns Malheur County ranchers
Maine monument’s creation concerns Malheur County ranchers
A group formed to fight a proposed national monument in Malheur County, Oregon, is getting its message out. But the president's recent designation of a national monument in Maine has them more concerned.
Beef Counts to provide 1 millionth meal
Beef Counts will deliver its 1 millionth meal this fall.
West Coast hay growers look for market bottom
West Coast hay growers look for market bottom
Inventory still clogged from the port slowdown, quality issues and low milk prices are all keeping hay prices down. Opinions differ on whether market bottom has been reached.
Ecology to review how much rules to cost Washington dairies
Ecology to review how much rules to cost Washington dairies
The Washington Department of Ecology will redo its estimate of how much new manure-handing rules will cost dairies.

Marketplace