Yesterday's Tractor Co. Tractor Parts for All Brands
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Tractor Talk Discussion Forum

Re: CORN PRICES AND FEED PRICES

[Show Entire Topic]  

Author  [Modern View]
John_PA

07-29-2013 23:28:14
72.95.159.156



Report to Moderator

All the time from the 1970's until the early 1990's the grain price didn't budge.
I saw a show on TV where a guy had cut a hole in the side of a cow, and had a ring in there, so you could see what was in the stomach.
That is going too far.
High prices cure high prices, low prices cure low prices.
That is fact.
Do I feel sorry? I feel about as sorry as the beef guy buying my $1.85 corn less than 10 years ago. Would I raise beef? no! way too many things to do raising them, and every time I turn around, there is another group trying to outlaw a practice.


No one should be after anyone. Without buyers, grain is worthless. Without grain, cows look like skeletons. I rag on a local guy for even bothering with his 18 head. He went through way too much to feed them, and what did he get in the end? Just a few thousand dollars.
The key is, "go big or go home."
If you can't do that, expect to get trampled on. Last I checked, it is still dog eat dog. If I see a cattle guy with a new truck, when mine is 15 years old, I don't feel sorry. Grain is hard too.
Cattle is more work though. Why anyone does that is beyond me. there is no money in farming unless you are a BTO. That is true for livestock and grain.
What I have a problem with is that the price of beef has gone up quite a bit for the consumer in the past 30 years. only in the past 7 years has the grain market gone up.
Let's just hope that we all can get back to a point where we can afford to buy what we grow. That's the general state of the economy. Right?



Guess I am a strong back with a weak mind, because I just believe that everyone should get to make money to stay in business, bt at the same time we all know no one gets rich from honest farming.

[Reply]   [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Add a Reply]

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters