AgCountry Farm Credit Services Vice President of Commodity Marketing Education Rob Fronning joins us for this edition of the Fielding Questions podcast. Right now, livestock is dealing with a demand driven market. Fronning says it’s important to have risk mitigation in place when supply catches up with demand. “There are tools out there to protect these prices for the long term too. The biggest thing I’m concerned about is having some risk mitigation in place and protecting our producers.” Rebuilding the country’s cattle herd will take time after years of widespread drought in major feeding areas. “People are holding back cattle and breeding them back so cattle aren’t actually hitting the market. They’re trying to rebuild it now, but that takes time.” The Fielding Questions podcast is a presentation of AgCountry Farm Credit Services and the Red River Farm Network.
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