Month: November 2017

Farm Income Numbers Undermine Herd Expansion for Cattle Markets

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. Farm income numbers in both the U.S. and Canada appear to be providing further reason for American cattle producers to throttle back on expansion, and for those in Canada to maintain the status quo. A Statistics Canada farm income report released Nov. 24 pegged Canadian cattle …

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This Week: With More Corn, More Cattle Supplies Ahead

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. When corn supplies rise, rising beef supplies usually are not far behind. And there’s little doubt there’s lots of corn and more beef is ahead. With the USDA surprising with the highest corn yield on record in its latest monthly supply-demand update on Nov. 9, it …

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