United States Cattle on Feed Up 7 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on April 1, 2018. The inventory was 7 percent above April 1, 2017. This is the second highest April 1 inventContinue

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Kansas Wheat Crop Remains Nearly Half Poor/Very Poor

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GAO Issues Report on Cattle Markets

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Kansas Wheat Crop Condition Improves Slightly

As of Sunday, the nation's wheat crop was 30% good/excellent, 35% fair and 35 poor/very poor. In Kansas 13% good/excellent, 43 fair and 44 poor/very poor. Corn planting is 2% complete, which is the same as the five year average.


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