CattleFax Cow-Calf Survey Announced

CattleFax is out with its annual Cow-Calf Survey. Information requested in the survey provides participants and the industry with what CattleFax calls valuable data regarding industry benchmarks and trends. Survey participants will receive a results summary packet, with benchmarking information that will allow managers and owners to evaluate their own operations. Items such as cow-calf […]

Industry Analyst Looks At 20 Year Evolution Of Beef Demand

Randy Blach, CEO of Cattlefax, said demand for beef has come a long way in the past 20 years. He was a featured speaker during the recent Feeding Quality Forum sponsored by the Certified Angus Beef program. Blach noted the low in beef demand was basically 1998-2000. “This was the low watermark in beef demand. […]

Cattle Outlook Positive in 2020

With a plateau in U.S. cattle numbers and strong beef demand ahead, CattleFax says prices are likely to be stronger in the year ahead as consumers at home and abroad support industry profitability.  That’s one of the big takeaways from the CattleFax outlook session in San Antonio, TX.   Kevin Good, CattleFax Vice President of […]

What Do Cattle Market Trends Look Like Into New Decade?

Weather, consumer demand, international conditions, labor and commodity prices; the list goes on.  With a new decade upon us, producers are keeping an eye on the markets and the factors that play into ensuring their operation stays successful.  So, what should producers expect?   “Markets are not where they have been the last year or […]

Beef Demand Continues to Grow

After decades of decline, USDA reports demand for U.S. beef is on the way up.   “We’ve gone through a major change in beef demand from where we were back in the early 1980s from where we are currently today,” said CattleFax executive vice president Randy Blach.  “From 1980 to 1998, beef demand was cut […]