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Cattle futures lower waiting on direct business

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were lower ahead of the week’s direct business and Friday’s on feed numbers.  Feeders had additional pressure from the higher move in corn.  August live cattle closed $.70 lower at $182.10 and October live cattle... Read More.

Live cattle close higher watching direct business develop

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were up, and feeders were mixed watching direct business develop.  August live cattle closed $1.17 higher at $179.50 and October lives closed $.65 higher at $181.70.  August feeders closed $.10 lower at $257.47 and September feeders closed... Read More.

The business of cattle production in Hawaii

A cow/calf operator from Hawaii says it’s more cost effective to export calves to the mainland to be finished and processed. Orion Stevens, herd manager for the Ponoholo Ranch says the operation uses multiple avenues to get cattle from Hawaii to the mainland. “Using... Read More.

Buhler Business Mingle to be Held at Mustard Seed April 11

By Brenna Eller BUHLER, Kan. — The Buhler Economic Development is hosting a networking event, a Buhler Business Mingle, at the Mustard Seed Thursday, April 11 from 6 - 7 p.m. The Mustard Seed is located at 214 N. Main, Buhler, KS.

Cattle futures lower, waiting on direct business

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were lower, waiting for direct business to develop and Friday’s On Feed numbers. April live cattle closed $.25 lower at $187.80 and June lives closed $.22 lower at $184.77.  April feeder cattle closed $.15... Read More.

Cattle futures mixed waiting on direct business

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were mixed ahead of widespread direct business and Friday’s On Feed numbers from the USDA. April live cattle closed $.52 lower at $188.05 and June lives closed $.40 lower at $185. April... Read More.

Winning cheese wins more business

Winning the title of world champion cheese is good for the bottom line.  Tim Omer from Emmi Roth Cheese knows that firsthand. He says, “We won the World Championship in 2016. We were the first company in, I think, close to three... Read More.

Farmers Union features farm bill tweaks in special orders of business

The National Farmers Union has approved six special orders of business, prioritizing fairness for farmers, dairy policy reform, cooperative business models and the farm bill. NFU President Rob Larew says the organization supports an increase in reference prices and tweaks to crop insurance in... Read More.