Corn, cattle create new paradigm for producers

Dec 20, 2007
When feed prices double, cattle producers think twice as hard about management options. Common responses include cutting expenses, increasing efficiency, and finding ways to get paid more for the saleable product, calves or carcasses. “We’ve really come into a different paradigm with predictions of $4 (per bushel) versus $2 corn,” says Mark McCully, Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB). “We’ve also come into a different paradigm when we look...

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