The USDA Market News Service, Greeley, Colorado, in the closing grain report for Oct. 5, reported in futures trading that Chicago December soft red winter wheat was $7.44 3/4; December corn, $5.37 1/2; and November soybeans, $12.50 1/2.
Colorado—In the Aug. 26 report, compared to last week, trade activity moderate on good demand. Small squares of horse quality hay in the southern regions of the state bringing $10 to $12 per bale. Yields in the mountains and northwest Colorado areas are better this year, but still below average. Weather in southeast Colorado has been hot and dry, contributing to the growing demand on hay and firm pricing for horse and ranch quality hay. Hay production in the Wet Mountain Valley is approx… Read more
Colorado—In the Aug. 19 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on good demand. Small squares of horse quality hay sold mostly steady. Few sales of large squares to cow-calf operations on firm prices. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor’s two week comparison of Colorado, very little change in drought classification was observed in the western half of the state, while DO and D1 classifications have started moving in to the northeastern counties to now include Morgan, Weld, A… Read more
Winter Livestock, Dodge City, Kansas, reported receipts of 546 head selling a week ago, 554 head trading July 14 and 407 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas. Demand was good. Supply included: 63% feeder cattle (47% steers, 52% heifers, 1% bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 pounds was 74%. Read more
McAlester Union Livestock Auction, McAlester, Oklahoma, reported receipts of 975 head selling a week ago, 1,450 head trading June 29 and 1,550 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Market News, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Read more
Hub City Livestock Auction, Aberdeen, South Dakota, reported receipts of 2,049 head selling a week ago, 1,873 head trading June 30 and 3,029 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Worthing, South Dakota. Read more
Superior Livestock Auction hosted its Week In The Rockies Video Auction live from the Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado. Cattle producers offered 188,360 head of calves, yearlings, and breeding stock from 27 states for this auction. Cattle were sold on contract to deliver immediately through the end of March 2022. Superior Livestock went live with the auction at 8am CT. The Week In The Rockies Video Auction was broadcast on SLA-TV, Dish Network Ch. 997 and streamed on Superior Livesto… Read more
Superior Livestock is headed to Loveland, Colorado, July 5 to 8 with an offering featuring over 189,580 head of quality calves, feeders and bred stock. Read more