Agency says volume of barrows, gilts purchased on a negotiated basis has declined to about 1% since 2001.
Cattle with BQA listed in lot description receive premium of $16.80 per head.
A weekly roundup of prices for select dairy and specialty livestock markets.
Feedstuffs Grain & ingredient cash market comparisons, 7/31/19
Feedstuffs Ingredient market prices, 7/31/19
Corn and wheat sales slump week-over-week, with soybeans tracking higher
Feedstuffs livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 7/31/19
Meat exports represent fastest-growing category of corn and soybean meal use.
CattleFax leader says lion's share of herd expansion now behind cattle sector.