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By Rich Nelson | December 16, 2014
By Rich Nelson | November 18, 2014
We just had a strong rally, which continued into yesterday, on this cold snap. Officially this cold snap has about ended.
By Rich Nelson | November 10, 2014
A winter weather advisory was issued for South Dakota, the Southern half of Minnesota, and the Northern half of Wisconsin. On the feedlot side, the number of live cattle impacted is not going to be a problem.
By Rich Nelson | September 23, 2014
After those big gains for cash hogs and pork on Wednesday and Thursday last week, the trade was wondering how much would be left for this week.
By Rich Nelson | September 16, 2014
Mixed trade was seen for lean hog futures today; We may not get a lot of new fundamental news to trade live cattle this week.
By Rich Nelson | September 8, 2014
October is pricing in higher cash hog prices despite more hogs being available then. We estimate mid-October weekly kills at 2.1 million head.
By Rich Nelson | September 3, 2014
Bulls have returned to lean hogs and have posted a $10 gain in October futures in the past few days
By Rich Nelson | August 25, 2014
There is still a pretty heavy bearish bias in the lean hogs market. We still have yet to stop the losses in cash hogs or pork.
By Allendale Inc. | July 22, 2014
Heavy winter placements and a decline in June/July slaughters should show a surplus of beef that would push prices to $1.45 but that is not happening.
By Rich Nelson | July 15, 2014
Extra numbers of finished live cattle are finally showing up.