Comments

John Goggins

Publish Date:

Thursday, 09 April, 2020

Sometimes a person just has to stay positive.

This Chinese Virus has certainly taken a big toll on the United States and much of the rest of the world.  We went from the packers increasing their bids for fed cattle $20 in a matter of days, to taking it all back and then some.  Cow and bull processing facilities have done

sale reports

04/07/2020

Hinman Angus Ranch 33rd Annual Bull Sale
Sale Average: 203 Yearling Bulls Average $4837 Lot 13 $43,000 to Grimmius Cattle Company, Hanford, CA

More Info
04/07/2020

Coleman Limousin Ranch
84 1/2 Limousin and Lim-Flex bulls averaged $4,592 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 1, $40,000

More Info
04/06/2020

Northern Plains Simmentals Bull Sale
29 Bulls Average $2,522  

More Info
04/06/2020

Nelson Livestock Company Annual Bull Sale
59 Simmental, Simangus, & Angus bulls averaged $3,678 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 5,

More Info
04/04/2020

Brooks Chalky Butte Angus Ranch 2020 Production Sale
Heifers Consigned by L Double Bar Ranch, Cecil & Wade Wilson, Gerbig Ranch, Dunn Ranch, Rodney Lutz, Tyler Kostel

More Info

Upcoming Events

Pass Creek Annual Bull Sale

04/08/2020

406-343-2551 Kurt 406-620-7165

Read More
Montana's Northern Premier Angus Bull Sale

04/09/2020

KelMcC AngusKelly McCrackenTurner, MT(406)262-2347 (c)(406)379-2373 (h) Peterson

Read More
Wulf Cattle Opportunity Sale of 2020

04/09/2020

​Phone: (320) 392-5802 Email:wulf@wulfcattle.com26406 470th AvenueMorris, MN 56267

Read More
5L Red Angus Spring Production Sale

04/10/2020

877-5L-BULLS 5lranch@3rivers.net

Read More
Regency Acres Production Sale

04/10/2020

Russ 406-774-3702 or 406-480-5988  

Read More

Current News Stories


Sheep Industry Springs into Action

by Mayzie Purviance

“Dear Secretary Perdue,” the letter began, “On behalf of the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) we write to request that the USDA consider damages to our industry as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing market collapse due to trade disruptions with China in any future relief effort.  ASI represents the nation’s 100,000

Read More

Letters Urging Action Flood the Hill

by Kayla Sargent

Not long after the CARES Act passed, carrying with it provisions for cattle producers, D.C. lawmakers penned a letter to Secretary of Ag Sonny Perdue urging immediate action to aid producers affected by severely depressed live cattle markets.

“The COVID-19 outbreak has demonstrated the need for food security,” the group wrote.  “All farmers and ranchers are vital

Read More

A Ruling to Be Appealed

by Kayla Sargent

“You win some, you lose some, but you live to fight another day.”

And that’s what R-CALF USA intends to do in their battle against the USDA and their operation of the Beef Checkoff.

After a lawsuit was filed by R-CALF over three years ago, a final judgement was made on March 27 by the United States District

Read More

High Five for Homegrown Hamburger

by Mayzie Purviance

It’s no secret that the producer-packer relationship is a little rocky at the moment and has been for some time now.  But what would happen if you cut out the middleman?  What if you, the producer, took your product directly to the consumer?

High Five Meats of Molt, Montana does just that — and they do it

Read More

Labeling Limbo: Product of the USA or Product of Timbuktu?

by Mayzie Purviance

Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) has been a widely debated topic over the past few years, and it seems as if many consumers want to know if their beef is a product of cattle that are, to quote the great Bruce Springsteen, “Born in the USA.”

Although some agricultural organizations do not support COOL, the U.S. Cattleman’s

Read More

Straight to the Top

COVID-19 coronavirus in USA, 100 dollar money bill with face mask. COVID-19 affects global stock market. World economy hit by corona virus outbreak and pandemic fears. Crisis and finance concept.

by Kayla Sargent

Shortly after the Coronavirus outbreak showed its role in the markets, beef prices and cattle prices took separate paths in early March — boxed beef

Read More

CARES Act Covers Cattle

by Kayla Sargent

“Two-trillion dollars.”  “Historic.”  “Largest in recent memory.”

Those were the descriptors in the headlines that buzzed on cell phones, flooded into emails, blared on the radio, and swarmed the internet around noon on Friday, March 27 when the House passed the Coronavirus stimulus package.

“I just signed the CARES Act, the single biggest economic relief package in American

Read More

Editor's Note:

If you wish to reprint an article found in our paper or on our website, you may do so IF and ONLY IF you use the byline and give credit to Western Ag Reporter and the specific issue of the paper that the borrowed article appeared in.
Kayla Sargent, Editor -- Western Ag Reporter, Billings, MT

© 2017 Western Ag Reporter. dba: Western Livestock Reporter | All Rights Reserved.

Website Design by EDJE | ADMIN  |