Marketing Feeder Cattle during the Second Half of 2021

Marketing Feeder Cattle during the Second Half of 2021

  Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC, State Specialized Agent – Beef Cattle and Forage Economics Since early 2021, there has been a significant premium available in the futures market to encourage producers to market cattle during the second half of 2021....
How Much Should You Pay for a Bred Replacement Heifer?

How Much Should You Pay for a Bred Replacement Heifer?

– As the U.S. cattle industry turns the corner of this cattle cycle producers have begun asking the question, “How much should I  pay for a bred replacement heifer this year?” This is indeed a tough question to answer because cow-calf producers and their...
The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist, Jose Dubeux, Joao Vendramini, and Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Forage Specialists Producers throughout the Southeast feed hay and other stored feedstuffs during the fall, winter, and early spring due to limited forage...