1158 – Non-Cattle Reports Potential Influence on Cattle Prices … Factors Impacting Two A-I Issues with Calves

  • Non-Cattle Reports Potential Influence on Cattle Prices
  • Factors Impacting Two A-I issues with Calves
  • Evaluating Livestock Risk Protection


00:01:00 – Non-Cattle Reports Potential Influence on Cattle Prices: The director of the Livestock Market Information Center, Katelyn McCullock, talks about how two non-cattle USDA reports released last week are likely to influence cattle prices moving forward…the Prospective Plantings report and the quarterly Hogs-and-Pigs report


00:12:00 – Factors Impacting Two A-I issues with Calves: K-State beef reproduction specialist Sandy Johnson talks about two issues that cow-calf producers running A-I programs have been bringing up to her of late:Β  what they perceive to be low A-I calving rates, and A-I-produced calves that are arriving earlier than anticipated…she talks about the factors at work in both cases


00:23:00 – Evaluating Livestock Risk Protection: K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft presents the final segment in her series on price risk management for cow-calf operators, announcing the creation of a new decision aid out of K-State that can assist producers in evaluating Livestock Risk Protection insurance coverage


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