Beef Buzz News
OSU's Derrell Peel Expects Better Cattle Market in Second Half of 2021
Tue, 29 Jun 2021 08:15:09 CDT
Cattle producers can expect an improved market in the last half of 2021 as Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist, continues his analysis of the latest USDA Cattle on Feed report on today’s Beef Buzz.
Ron Hays Beef Buzzes With Dr. Derrell Peel
This cattle on feed report suggests we are finally really working through the last feeder cattle supplies that came out of the cyclical peak of cattle numbers in 2019, Peel said.
It gets better from this point forward in the second half of the year, he said.
Peel said he is watching the drought in the west and northern U.S. closely.
We’re watching the beef cow slaughter as it has been elevated in the last eight weeks, Peel said.
The drought itself probably doesn’t suggest major impacts on total beef production in 2021 but really what we’re watching for is if we get enough herd liquidation that we really change the outlook for the base herd and calf crop we would expect in 2022 and 2023, Peel said.
Producers should be encouraged by robust beef demand as the economy rebounds from the pandemic.
Boxed beef prices have come down from unexpectedly high levels and Peel said we may see some price strength on fed cattle prices here in the middle of summer we don’t normally see.
As we look ahead to the last half of the year, the OSU economist advised producers to pay close attention to feed prices and drought issues around the country.
Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear more of Ron’s interview with Dr. Peel.
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 Josh White Says Beef Quality Assurance Produces Better Beef Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:35:46 CDT
Certified Angus Beef Program is a Win for Producers, Processors and Consumers Says John Stika Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:48:26 CDT
John Stika Believes the Pandemic Shows Consumers Want High Quality Beef Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:07:17 CDT
Dr. Jody Wade's Advice to Cattle Producers is Stay Ahead of BRD Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:14:02 CDT
Katelyn McCullock Sees High Hay Prices in the U.S. Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:49:50 CDT
NCBA's Ethan Lane Believes mCOOL is Old News Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:15:37 CDT
NCBA's Ethan Lane Heard Little New in White House Briefing on Competition Fri, 10 Sep 2021 11:45:17 CDT
Dan Halstrom Predicts 2021 Will Be a Record Year for U.S. Beef Exports Thu, 09 Sep 2021 11:15:04 CDT
Dietician Shalene McNeill Says Consumers Enthusiastic About Including Beef in Their Diet Wed, 08 Sep 2021 09:25:33 CDT
Shalene McNeill on Why You Should Feed Your Baby Beef Tue, 07 Sep 2021 12:20:07 CDT
Randy Blach Says Sustainability is an Opportunity for Beef Cattle Industry Mon, 06 Sep 2021 05:00:35 CDT
Although Beef Demand is High, Dollars are Slow to Trickle Down to Producers Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:25:25 CDT
Dr. Harold Newcomb Says Strategic Deworming Helps Your Bottom Line Thu, 02 Sep 2021 09:33:31 CDT
Carbon Markets: The Wild West of Free-Market Enterprise Wed, 01 Sep 2021 10:38:53 CDT
Biden Administration Intent on Dumping Trump Era Navigable Waters Protection Rule Tue, 31 Aug 2021 16:57:44 CDT
NCBA's Scott Yager Says Redefining WOTUS Will Be Repetitive Mon, 30 Aug 2021 11:18:40 CDT
Mark Your Calendars for the Second Annual Cattlemen's Congress Fri, 27 Aug 2021 11:46:50 CDT
More From NCBA's Kent Bacus on Why Beef Exports to China, Japan and Korea Work Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:36:51 CDT
U.S. Beef is Bustling in the Pacific Rim Says NCBA's Kent Bacus Wed, 25 Aug 2021 08:32:01 CDT
Bruce Hoffman Talks Treating Bovine Respiratory Disease Tue, 24 Aug 2021 09:29:20 CDT
OSU's Derrell Peel Says August Cattle on Feed Report Shows Tighter Cattle Supplies Ahead Mon, 23 Aug 2021 13:24:14 CDT
Randy Blach Believes Better Quality Cattle Brings Great Eating Experience to Consumers Fri, 20 Aug 2021 09:17:27 CDT
Dan Halstrom: There are Concerns Despite High Exports of Beef and Pork Thu, 19 Aug 2021 10:42:01 CDT
U.S. Beef. It's What's for Dinner, Globally Wed, 18 Aug 2021 10:23:41 CDT
NCBA Continues Work With Members and Congress in Improving Market Transparency and Cash Cattle Trade Tue, 17 Aug 2021 10:29:42 CDT
Ethan Lane Says All Eyes are on Transfer Taxes Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:34:18 CDT
Scott Yager on What New Methane Measurements Mean for the Cattle Industry Fri, 13 Aug 2021 10:05:46 CDT
CattleFax VP Kevin Good Says Cattle Market Leverage is Moving Toward Producers Thu, 12 Aug 2021 09:20:34 CDT
NCBA's Danielle Beck on How the Biden Administration Plans on Funding Their Goals for the U.S. Wed, 11 Aug 2021 09:53:56 CDT
NCBA President Jerry Bohn Talks How the Biden Administration Could Impact Beef Producers Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:36:01 CDT
Oklahoma National Stockyards President Kelli Payne Talks Resiliency Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic Mon, 09 Aug 2021 21:39:00 CDT
Oklahoma National Stockyards President Kelli Payne Talks Resiliency Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic Mon, 09 Aug 2021 10:36:15 CDT
Cattle Selling This Month at The Big Event at Express Ranches are the Best of the Best Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:53:58 CDT
American National Cattle Women: The Cattle Industry’s Boots on the Ground Thu, 05 Aug 2021 17:14:35 CDT
Clay Burtrum Talks Beef Checkoff Efforts Ahead of the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention Wed, 04 Aug 2021 20:06:59 CDT