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Cattle futures down, getting ready for direct business

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle were sharply lower on technical selling ahead of this week’s direct business. April live was down $1.40 at $182.35 and June was $1.30 lower at $180.47. March feeders were $2.05 lower at $242.75 and April was... Read More.

Cash hog business remains quiet

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle were up and feeders were sharply higher, preparing for the week’s direct business and Wednesday’s USDA Cattle Inventory report. The trade thinks those semi-annual numbers could be bullish, but there is always the chance of a bearish surprise.... Read More.

Is Your Business Prepared for the Future?

First Bank Brings in Agricultural Expert, Dr. David Kohl, to Share Business Forecast By Raechel Manley, First Bank STERLING, Kan. — First Bank will be bringing in a nationally known speaker on the future of farming this March for their Cultivate Your... Read More.

Cattle futures supported by direct business

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were sharply higher, supported by the direct cash cattle business during the session. That helped contracts shrug off the mixed midday move in beef. Feeders did pick up some additional support from the modestly lower... Read More.

Bulldogs Take Care of Business Against Sterling

McPHERSON, Kan. ( – The McPherson College Bulldogs made quick work of the Sterling College Warriors Wednesday (Sep. 27), winning 3-0 inside the McPherson Sport Center. The win is the Bulldogs first conference win this season, and their fourth straight win over Sterling.The first... Read More.