Feeder Cattle Futures


  • Drought's Impact on the Range     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the most recent crop report from the USDA gives a look at the extended impact of the Midwestern drought on hog farmers and cattle ranchers.

  • Heather Jones, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses the state of supply and demand for chicken and beef.

  • Mad Cow Disease Found in Central California     Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    Bob Bazell, NBC News reports on the first case of mad cow disease to surface in the U.S. in six years. The USDA is assuring consumers there is no danger of meat from the California dairy cow entering the food chain.

  • Beef Prices Moving Higher     Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    CPI numbers show consumer beef prices in March were up almost a full point from February, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • 'Pink Slime' & Ranchers     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 4:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."

  • Beef Prices Skyrocket on Cow Shortage     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    The total U.S. cattle herd size is at a 60-year low. What impact will this have on beef prices? Lindsay Davis, Alamo Commodities president, explains.

  • Best Trade of the Year: Cattle     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    Feeder cattle wins the best trade of the year trading over 20% YTD. James Bower, Bower Trading president weighs in.

  • Ranchers' Dilemma: Not Enough Beef     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells goes to a cattle ranch to report on how ranchers will benefit from higher prices as Japan eases restrictions on beef imports. The problem? The U.S. may not be able to meet the increased demand.

  • Beef Prices Set to Boom?     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    A look at why steak prices may be set to soar, with Lindsay Davis, Alamo commodities president.

  • US Pork & Japan     Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    The livestock industry in the U.S. is seeing a boom since the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Japan already imports around $10 billion in meat each year, and that number is likely to grow, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Consumers Have a Beef?     Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Beef prices hit a ten-year high this week. Cattle prices are climbing, so it may pay to look at Tyson and Smithfield, which were both upgraded by BB&T today, with Heather Jones, BB&T Capital Markets.