Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Ron Hays and Don Close of Rabo AgriFinance Talk Shock Waves to the Beef Sector From COVID-19

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:04:09 CDT

Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays had the opportunity to sit down on the long line and talk about where the beef cattle industry sector stands after several weeks of continuous shocks that have been delivered by the corornavirus with Don Close, Senior Vice President of Food and Ag Research, Animal Protein at Rabo AgriFinance.


Close tells Hays that these multiple shocks to the beef sector is the worst he has seen since the Richard Nixon Price Freeze in the 1970s. He believes that the intital price drops that hit the industry were a Phase One Shock- but a Phase Two Shock is now sweeping across the sector with the uncertainty of the packing plants and processing facilities having labor problems with coronavirus infection.


Listen to the complete conversation Ron Hays has with Don Close by clicking on the LISTEN BAR below.



   

 

right-click to download mp3

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReadyNSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Plexus Cotton Market Report for April 22,2021  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:12:34 CDT
  • Nikki Snider to Join the Oklahoma Beef Council as the Director of Marketing and Communications  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:08:21 CDT
  • Atop the RON Rural Soapbox - Former Secretary John Block  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 09:34:24 CDT
  • April is Made in Oklahoma Month  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:35:57 CDT
  • Introducing Kristian Thralls of the Calera FFA Chapter, Your 2021 Southeast Area Star in Ag Production  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:29:26 CDT
  • Innovative Soy-Biobased Dust Suppressant Helps Clear Air and Deters Respiratory Issues  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:26:49 CDT
  • What's in a serving? Nutrition Facts labels get an update  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:22:00 CDT
  • NMPF Supports Labeling Integrity Through DAIRY PRIDE Act  Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:18:57 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Union Mutual Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2021 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.