Brownfield Ag News

  • Global Dairy Trade index increases again
    Another nice increase at the Global Dairy Trade auction. The overall index was up 10.9 percent compared to the August 18th sale. After 10 consecutive declines, the Index has now increased more than 25 …
  • Midday cash livestock markets
    It is a typical Tuesday in cattle country, and the guess is significant trade will be delayed until Wednesday or later despite packers short bought status. DTN reports early asking prices are rumored …
  • Ag economist: Beef industry at ‘critical crossroads’
    The U.S. beef industry is at a critical crossroads. So says Glynn Tonsor, a livestock economist at Kansas State University. “We’ve had abnormally high cattle prices the last several years, and the cor …
  • Minnesota 4-H Purple Ribbon auction reaches milestone
    The finance chair of Minnesota’s annual 4-H Purple Ribbon livestock auction says this year a major milestone was hit. Kent Thiesse tells Brownfield the first auction was in 1980. “During this year’s a …

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