Tag Archive: Market

November Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract declined by $ 16.38/cwt. during November. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 122.85/hd. ($ 16.38/cwt. *7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 8,190 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle …

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October Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract made a $ 13.20/cwt. price improvement during October. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 99.00/hd.  ($ 13.20/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 6,600 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The …

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Increasing Income from Calves Sold at your Local Livestock Market

There are a number of techniques to increase the values of calves sold at weaning. Photo credit: Doug Mayo While cattle producers have always worked hard to minimize input costs of their operation, there are also management practices that can increase the income from calves sold at your local livestock market. The weight and quality …

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Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Market Cow 101

Market Cow 101 is an evening workshop that will be offered on Thursday, April 9th at Perdido River Farms in Poarch, AL at 5 pm.  Dr. Frank Owsley, Auburn Livestock Specialist, will cover Market Cow Evaluations, handling cattle, antibiotic use and treatment, and permanent identification methods.  A meal will be served, so please pre-register by …

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Farmer’s Market University April 8

Join Makers, Bakers, and Growers from Jackson and surrounding counties to ignite enthusiasm for your local community farmers markets!  With traditional jobs becoming harder to secure, many local citizens are discovering their love for farming, arts and crafts, baking, and gardening, and are transforming their passions into jobs. Farmers markets are great catalysts in the …

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New Leaf Market sponsors Tour of Local Farms – Oct 19 & 20

New Leaf Market 6th Annual Farm Tour New Leaf Market in Tallahassee has hosted a local farm tour for the past 6 years. The 2013 Farm Tour will be October 19 & 20. This much anticipated event has grown to become a Fall tradition and will feature over 41 sites. All tours are free to the …

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1st Quarter 2013 Florida Timber Market Summary

Timber Mart-South chart shows the general trends of the timber market in the Southern US over the past six years. Timber Mart-South Summary, 1st Quarter, 2013 Source:  Chris Demers, UF/IFAS Forest Stewardship Coordinator The information in the following table of average Florida timber prices was extracted from the Timber Mart-South first quarter 2013, released in April …

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Weekly Cattle Market & Feedstuff Electronic News Service

Weekly Market Report Provided by the Alabama Market News Service The USDA Agriculture Market News Service provides a weekly Cattle and Feedstuff Market electronic newsletter free of charge via email.  If you would like to receive this service, send your e-mail address to Diana.Drummond@ams.usda.gov or call the office at 334-240-7289.  You can also access the reports on their …

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3rd Quarter Timber Market Report

Timber Mart-South Summary, 3rd Quarter, 2012 The information in the following table was extracted from the Timber Mart-South third quarter 2012 report, released in October 2012. This information, compiled from many sources, is very useful for observing trends over time, but may not necessarily reflect current conditions at a particular location. In addition to general …

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Panhandle Timber Market Report

Timber Mart-South 1st Quarter Market Summary for Northwest Florida Product Average $ /Cord Range $ /cord $ /Ton Pine pulpwood $ 30 $ 27-34 $ 11 Chip-n-Saw $ 46 $ 40-51 $ 16 Pine Sawtimber $ 169 $ 143-195 $ 23 Oak Sawtimber $ 133 $ 98-169 $ 15 Mixed Hardwood Sawtimber $ 103 $ …

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