Beef prices set to rocket up, up and away
There has never been a better time to get yourself connected to a local farm to plate agriculture producer. Our country and our world is filled with uncertainties from geopolitical to cultural issues. Adding to all of this uncertainty is a very serious drought that is impacting agriculture around the world. The pic is from Cattle Range market report and shows beef cattle prices during the last serious drought. Many people believe we will set price records this time around. Our cow numbers are at least as low as they were back in 14-15 and we have many supply chain...
Gathering weaning calves
We have been gathering the weaning calves. The group in Stringtown is the last group. We loaded them today. This is early but we wanted to get them off the cows because grass and hay is in short supply. The cows are facing a tough winter so we want to give them every advantage. They will all be preg checked and some will have to go to market because we do not want to keep cows this year that will produce no calf for us. The cows and the calves were very upset that they were being separated from each...
The Pharo cattle Philosophy
Wonderful, healthy, tasteful home raised beef
We left Calumet at 6:00 A. M. this morning headed to Stringtown. We need to move the cattle and check everything. Considering the summer we have had the cattle are looking pretty good. There are a few that are getting thin. We have started unrolling a bale of alfalfa once a week, also keeping liquid feed out for them. The big concern is water! The trees are really turning here at Stringtown.