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Rain Friday afternoon in the eastern Great Lakes, Southeast, Nebraska and the West. A system will move from California into the Plains with some rain. Snow and freezing rain expected into the central Plains and Midwest. » More DTN Weather Commentary
No easing of western Midwest and Plains drought is expected during spring
BWide Variability in Spring Forecast
Until this month, spot KC wheat prices slugged it out below $6.00 for
nearly six years. Do prices deserve to trade higher?
Beef cattle producers should consider several issues before purchasing
hay. Determining the nutrient levels of the hay and knowing the nutrient needs
of your livestock are a couple major considerations.
4^What to Look for When Purchasing Hay
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States
for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on
Jan. 1, 2021. The inventory was slightly above Jan. 1, 2020, USDA NASS reported
=^USDA Cattle on Feed Report
Pointing to the need to improve farmers' trust in the various crop reports
from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the American Farm Bureau
Federation put together a farmer-led working group that spent more than four
months looking at NASS' processes and methodologies to develop recommendations
for the agency's data collection.
1^AFBF Asks NASS for Change