Lee Schulz

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The market for livestock has been a bit of a rollercoaster over the last few years. Strong prices during 2014 and early 2015 have given way to lower prices that are more in line with what producers saw from 2010-13, says Lee Schulz, livestock economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Lee Schulz

Lee Schulz, ISU Extension and Outreach livestock economist, has been tracking the crush margins for cattle and hogs and posting them online for several years. The margin is calculated every Wednesday using the futures close on that date and posted on a website. Schulz now has developed an app to assist producers in evaluating margins and taking advantage of profitable opportunities.

By: Lee Schulz and Russ Euken

An egg industry report shows how Iowa leads the nation and key challenges ahead. The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication explains the importance of Iowa’s $1.33 billion egg industry.

By: Lee Schulz and Maro Ibarburu-Blanc

An economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach examines the COVID-19 impact on local meats and foods.

By: Lee Schulz

The April Ag Decision Maker includes uptated livestock budget and insurance tools compiled by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Tim Christensen and Lee Schulz

The cost of pig mortality depends on when mortality occurs, according to recent article by specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Russ Euken and Lee Schulz

Iowa cropland values and cash rents rose significantly this past year, according to USDA surveys and an economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Lee Schulz

Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have developed decision tool spreadsheets producers can use to help analyze the cost of pig mortality.

By: Russ Euken and Lee Schulz