Marketing Strategies and Livestock Pricing


Fed Cattle Pricing

Title Author Date Downloads
Assessing the Cattle Contracts Library and Fed Cattle Market Transparency April 16, 2024
Fed Cattle and Beef Premiums and Discounts - Trends and Implications August 28, 2023
Formula Base and Net Pricing Differentials for US Fed Cattle December 20, 2022
Hedonic Modeling to Facilitate Price Reporting and Fed Cattle Market Transparency

Published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (AAEP). 

September 19, 2022
Cattle Feeder and Beef Packer Tradeoffs Across Live Cattle Marketing Methods September 20, 2021
Effective and Efficient Cattle and Beef Market Alignment

Price and value discovery, divergent incentives, risk management, and future prospects.

Report prepared for Office of the Chief Economist, USDA. 

September 15, 2021
Hedging Kansas Live Cattle: Summary of Outcomes over the Past 10 Years July 10, 2020
Fed Cattle Flows - Demonstrative Scenario Examples April 28, 2020
Open Interest in the CME Live Cattle Contract April 20, 2020
Cattle Breakeven Prices Yearling-Fed

An Excel spreadsheet for calculating breakeven cattle prices of yearlings placed on feed

October 13, 2015
An Updated Overview of Grid and Formula Pricing Methods March 1, 2012
An Updated Assessment of Grid Premiums and Discounts March 1, 2012
Grid Pricing: Risk, Value of Information, and Management Implications January 1, 2002
Understanding Grid Pricing January 1, 2002

Feeder Cattle Pricing

Hog Pricing

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