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Iowa State Develops New Crush Margin App for Hog and Cattle Producers

January 2, 2018, 3:00 pm | Lee Schulz, Russ Euken

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.


ISU Extension and Outreach Offers Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Seminars

October 30, 2017, 2:40 pm |

Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Seminars will provide agribusiness leaders a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential and management implications. Participants also will receive an overview of the agricultural industry and learn how changes may affect Iowa producers.