Category: Beef Market Update

Beef Market Update: A flavour for strong beef demand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 14, 2017

There’s a flavour for strong beef demand in the country, says Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock, which has producers feeling good...Read more »

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Beef Market Update: Market proving itself after bearish Cattle on Feed report

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 30, 2017

Last week’s Cattle on Feed report, published by the United States Department of Agriculture, listed a 4 percent increase in cattle and calves on...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Rising loonie pressuring cattle prices

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 16, 2017

A changing supply environment has the second half of 2017 shaping up much differently for cattle markets than the first. “Already things are...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Cash drops again this week as futures hope to find bottom

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 27, 2017

Unfortunately cash dropped again this week which is making things frustrating for cattle feeders.  In the last three months the December live...Read more »

Beef Market Update, August 11: More cattle ahead, but how many?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 11, 2017

It’s a tale of two different markets when you look at the Canadian cattle business versus what’s happening in the U.S. where feeders are...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Canadian dollar, feed costs, & Japanese tariffs — all heading higher

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 28, 2017

Lower cattle prices due to big supplies, a Canadian dollar up over 80 cents U.S., and drought causing higher feed costs — Canadian cattle feeders...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Lining up for the (potentially early) fall run

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 14, 2017

After sliding for the last few weeks, the cattle market clawed back some ground this week, in U.S. dollar terms, at least. As Anne Wasko of Gateway...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Bacon prices, dry grass & barbecuing for Canada Day

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 30, 2017

With big supplies looming in fall, we’ve seem some huge movement on the cash market for cattle over the last eight weeks. Going back to early May,...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Surprises to the upside and the downside

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 16, 2017

The cattle market has had more than a few surprises lately. After maintaining momentum to the upside longer than expected, the market saw a quick...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Rallying against the trend during barbecue season

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 2, 2017

As the smell of barbecue fills the air in many neighbourhoods, this is normally the time of year when cattle market highs are well behind us. But the...Read more »

Beef Market Update – I guess that is what you call a correction

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 19, 2017

Two weeks ago we were talking about higher highs and no where to go but down for the cattle market and thats exactly what we got. The market...Read more »

Beef Market Update: “Sometimes when things look like they could go good, they go better”

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 7, 2017

It was a wild and crazy run for the cattle markets this week, and the weekend could be the breather that funds and feedyards need. June live cattle...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Carcass Weights are Lower While the Live Cattle Futures Go on a Run

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 21, 2017

The cattle markets have seen two weeks of strong futures gains, which is bringing smiles to the faces of cattle feeders. With carcass weights lower...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Brazil’s Protein Bribery Case Raises Opportunity for North American Exporters

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 24, 2017

With Brazil locked in a major bribery scandal that has closed most of its export markets for beef and chicken, the cattle market scrambles to...Read more »

Beef Market Update: 2017 Starting off on Firm Footing

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 17, 2017

We’re kicking off the Beef Market Update with likely the most positive-sounding Anne Wasko we’ve heard since last spring (it’s not her fault,...Read more »