Beef Buzz News
Cattle Producers Facing Slow Start for Wheat Pasture
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:45:37 CST
There's been some disappointment in the voices of producers across the southern great plains when it comes to wheat pasture. Planting wheat early, and then hoping to get it up to stand is the plan, but sometimes that doesn't always work out. As a result, there's not too many cattle out on wheat pasture as of yet. Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays sat down to talk wheat pasture and more with OSU Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel at the end of this past week.
Ron Hays Beef Buzzes with Dr. Derrell Peel
Dr. Peel tells Hays "Wheat pasture has been slower to develop than it looked like it was going to in September. There's a few cattle out, I think there's going to be more cattle out as time goes on, but it has frankly been slower." Peel goes on to say that he thought we would have a little earlier potential this year than we've had.
Producers are uneasy about the unknowns on the international markets. Beef markets were off a little bit this year, but hopefully 2020 will be a rebounding year. Peel reminds us that A fair amount of it is tied back to all the trade issues that we are caught up in right now. Be it our position with Japan and the TPP position that we have relative to TPP, getting the USMCA finalized, and getting some sort of an agreement in China. Peel adds "all of those things would help us remove uncertainty which does drag down markets."
Although we have seen some negative impacts in 2019, Peel says that there is decent potential that we could be flat to a little bit better in terms of beef exports in 2020. A Major advantage would be working out a deal with China. Phytosanitary certification standards may be addressed, and that would be a major US advantage. Peel agrees "We have access to the Chinese market right now, but its very specific access, very limited access in terms of the way our normal production system. It would make it easier for us to develop that market if we had a little broader base of sanitary and Phytosanitary regulations in place."
Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear more from Dr. Derrell Peel as he talks with Ron Hays in today's Beef Buzz.
The Beef Buzz is a regular feature heard on radio stations around the region on the Radio Oklahoma Network and is a regular audio feature found on this website as well. Click on the LISTEN BAR below for today's show and check out our archives for older Beef Buzz shows covering the gamut of the beef cattle industry today.
right-click to download mp3
WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI
NCBA's Ethan Lane Voices Concerns with the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2022 Fri, 24 Jun 2022 08:57:35 CDT
Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2022 Passes with Objections Thu, 23 Jun 2022 13:14:46 CDT
Notable Increase in the Cost of Gain in Feedlots for 2022 says Dr. Glynn Tonsor Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:13:24 CDT
Dan Halstrom Anticipates More Billion-Dollar Sale Export Months for Beef Exports but Warns of Headwinds Tue, 21 Jun 2022 09:57:08 CDT
USMEF's Dan Halstrom Sees Signing of Ocean Reform Act Helping U.S. Meat Exporters Be Reliable Suppliers Mon, 20 Jun 2022 13:23:18 CDT
A.J. Tarpoff Provides Medical Explanation for Cattle Deaths in Kansas Fri, 17 Jun 2022 10:13:21 CDT
Unusual Heat Conditions in Southwestern Kansas Result in Feedlot Cattle Deaths Thu, 16 Jun 2022 09:22:24 CDT
Montie Soules, CEO of the American Shorthorn Association, Promotes America's First Breed Wed, 15 Jun 2022 10:23:32 CDT
Cattlemen's Congress: The Show by Cattle Producers for Cattle Producers Tue, 14 Jun 2022 10:08:29 CDT
New Potential Listing Under Endangered Species Act to Cause More Regulatory Burden for Producers Mon, 13 Jun 2022 10:20:48 CDT
Derrell Peel Analyzes Multiple Reasons Ground Beef Market Holding Strong Fri, 10 Jun 2022 09:52:14 CDT
NCBA Hopeful the Supreme Court Will Provide Clarity on What is a WOTUS Thu, 09 Jun 2022 10:23:34 CDT
Cattle Producers Voice their Concerns at WOTUS Roundtable Thu, 09 Jun 2022 04:12:49 CDT
Dr. Wesley Tucker Advises Ranchers Against Overstocking to Increase Revenue in the Long Run Tue, 07 Jun 2022 09:37:16 CDT
New Technology Allows Ranchers to Control Mesquite Better than Before, says Brian Cain with Bayer Mon, 06 Jun 2022 13:36:29 CDT
Cattle Numbers and Prices to be Impacted by Poor Pasture and Range Conditions Fri, 03 Jun 2022 10:35:00 CDT
OCA Executive Vice President Michael Kelsey Believes Attorney General O'Connor is a Good Fit for Agriculture Thu, 02 Jun 2022 10:10:35 CDT
China Phase One Trade Deal a Success for U.S. Beef Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:30:45 CDT
Robin Reid Urges Producers to Sign up for the USDA's LFP Program to Receive Assistance During Drought Tue, 31 May 2022 15:21:05 CDT
Congressman Frank Lucas Waits on DOJ Decision on Possible Criminal Wrongdoing by Big Four Packers Mon, 30 May 2022 09:32:15 CDT
David Lalman Stresses the Value of Being Proactive Before Poor Forage Condition Arise Thu, 26 May 2022 11:01:27 CDT
NCBA's Mary Thomas Hart Wants to Push Back Proposed SEC Reporting Rule Wed, 25 May 2022 10:41:26 CDT
Strong Marketings Key to Working Through Record Cattle Numbers in US Feedlots Tue, 24 May 2022 08:06:28 CDT
Cattle on Feed Report Shows Biggest May First Inventory Since 1996- Drought Pushing Cattle Into Feedlots Sat, 21 May 2022 15:01:06 CDT
Lance Zimmerman with Cattlefax Offers Cow Calf Producers Strategies for Success Fri, 20 May 2022 08:44:10 CDT
Kent Bacus says NCBA is Committed to Promoting Trade to Benefit US Cattle Producers Thu, 19 May 2022 09:54:10 CDT
John Butler with the Beef Marketing Group Communicates to Consumers that the Beef Industry is Sustainable Wed, 18 May 2022 09:46:15 CDT
John Butler with Beef Marketing Group Aims to See All Segments of the Beef Industry Working Together Tue, 17 May 2022 09:44:42 CDT
Fewer Pounds of Beef Coming in the Beef Pipeline Mon, 16 May 2022 09:02:35 CDT
NCBA's Colin Woodall Gives Credit to Cattle Producers for Always Being Sustainable Fri, 13 May 2022 11:08:03 CDT
Dakota Moss Describes Benefits of Utilizing an LRP Program for Cattle Producers Thu, 12 May 2022 09:53:54 CDT
Historically Poor Pasture Conditions to Hit Beef Supplies Ahead Wed, 11 May 2022 11:31:21 CDT
Six Years After Repeal, Senator John Thune Still Wants Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling Tue, 10 May 2022 09:39:50 CDT
USMEF's Erin Borror Suspects Increased Herd Liquidation May Lead to Tighter Supplies in the Future Mon, 09 May 2022 12:29:27 CDT
USMEF's Erin Borror Sees Growth in US Beef Exports for the Remainder of 2022 Fri, 06 May 2022 10:13:22 CDT