FSA: PLC Deadline At The End Of The Month

The FSA is reminding growers that the deadline to apply for PLC is just around the corner. FSA head Richard Fordyce says those interested in participating in the Price Loss Coverage program need to do so by September 30th. Between now and then, producers need to update their yields, which are used to calculate those […]

Industry Analyst Says Cattle Industry Needs To Increase Capacity

The rash of catastrophic events hitting the beef industry during the past year, including the fire at the Kansas beef processing plant and COVID-19 has led Dustin Aherin, animal protein analyst for Rabo AgriFinance, to conclude the industry needs more meatpacking capacity. “From 2002-2019, the average percentage of fed steer prices, minus drop credit to […]