The weight breakdown shows producers are placing heavier cattle into feedlots due to improved pasture conditions.
Lame ducks did pass government funding and tax incentive extender measures before leaving town for the holidays, giving us hope change may be in the air when it comes to Washington. Check out the final Washington Outlook of the year for more policy updates.
Each year, your Pro Farmer editorial staff votes on an ag story and ag person of the year. We take into account what story we believe impacted agriculture the most over the past year and who had the most significant individual accomplishment/achievement. Our choices this year:
The grain markets had a flurry of news to digest this week and livestock futures were volatile. We discuss the news that moved the market and announce the Pro Farmer 2014 Person of the Year.