Monthly Archives: April 2020

Managing Through Protein Supply Disruptions

What is happening to the supply of supplemental crude protein sources? Dramatically lower demand for gasoline due to COVID-19 restrictions has resulted in collapsing prices for ethanol. Many plants across the country have either curtailed production or ceased altogether. Consequently, distillers grains have become much less available and more expensive. What alternatives are available? Oilseed […]

Stockgrowers Support Cash Trade Mandate

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   South Dakota Stockgrowers Support More Mandated Cash Trade   4/20/2020 – Rapid City, SD   The South Dakota Stockgrowers are supporting a recent grass-roots push to increase the amount of negotiated cash trade withing the fed cattle markets.  Many organizations with varying interests are banding together to help save the […]