Elliott Dennis portrait.
Associate Professor, Livestock Marketing and Risk Management
208 Filley Hall


Nebraska Feedlot Labor Survey Finds Higher Costs, Labor Supply Issues Amid Rising Inflation publications, livestock, front-headlines
Pricing and Strategies of Weaned Calf Risk Protection (Jan. 23, 2024 Webinar) webinar, livestock, policy-legal
Weaned Calf Risk Protection Insurance: New Insurance Product for Cattle Producers (Jan. 4, 2024 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Will the next farm laborer please stand up? livestock
High culling continues to impact beef market publications, livestock, front-headlines
Seasonal Labor and Immigration for Livestock and Crop Producers (Aug. 31, 2023 Webinar) webinar, policy-legal
The changing cost of cattle transportation publications, livestock, front-headlines
Higher cattle prices are good, but wide profit margins are better publications, livestock, front-headlines
Grassland CRP: What It Is, How It Works, and Frequently Asked Questions (April 6, 2023 Webinar) webinar, livestock
The Growing Role of Government in Livestock Markets (March 16, 2023 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Early Herd Rebuilding Could Happen Through the Bred Cow Market livestock
Herd Liquidation Impacts to Beef Cattle and Feedlot Operations (Feb. 2, 2023 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Heifers on Feed Indicate Long-Term Liquidation Still Occurring livestock, front-headlines
Value of Gain on Winter Backgrounded Cattle livestock, front-headlines
The Impact of Low Stocks-to-use Ratio and the Ukraine-Russia Conflict on the Distillers-to-Corn Price Ratio publications, livestock, front-headlines
2022 Heifer Price Discounts livestock, front-headlines
Tensions Surrounding US Beef Exports to China publications, livestock, front-headlines
Beef Slaughter and Price Relationship Amid 2022 Economic Conditions publications, livestock, front-headlines
So You Want to Direct Market Your Meat to Consumers? Now What? (July 28, 2022 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Flexible Leases, Price Risk Management Can Offer Relief Amid Poor, Expensive Pasture Conditions land, livestock, front-headlines
Maximizing Profits Under Drought Conditions, Higher Input Costs, and National Herd Liquidation livestock, front-headlines
Feeder Cattle Interest Rates, Grazing Land Values Pose Hurdles for Producers publications, livestock
Implications of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI): Markets, Poultry Well-being, and Biosecurity webinar, livestock
Feed Availability on Cost of Gain and Manure as a Source of Feedlot Revenue and Crop Fertilizer publications, livestock, front-headlines
Strong Prices Along the Pork Complex livestock, front-headlines
Matching Price Risk Management Tools to Market Situations livestock
Corn Costs and Cattle Placement Weights livestock, front-headlines
Consider Price Insurance for Your 2022 Calf Crop livestock, front-headlines
The Impact of COVID-19 on Cash Receipts for Nebraska Livestock and Poultry Producers publications, livestock, front-headlines
New Report: Regional Minimums in the U.S. Beef Complex livestock, front-headlines
The Contribution of Heifers Placed in Feedlots Towards Estimated National Herd Contraction livestock, front-headlines
Manage Feeder Cattle Price Risk livestock, front-headlines
Current Drivers and Atypical Seasonal Patterns in the Cull Cow Cutout livestock, front-headlines
The Impact of Price and Management on Culling Decisions livestock, front-headlines
The Third Quarterly Report on Levels of Negotiated Trade by Region Under the Industry’s 75% Rule publications, livestock, front-headlines
Cost and Value of Gain for Retained Feeder Cattle in Nebraska publications, livestock, front-headlines
The Impact of Price and Management on Culling Decisions (Nov. 4, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Grant Opportunities for New and Existing Meat Processing Plants (Oct. 14, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Developing A Meat Processing Plant: Financial and Legal Issues (Oct. 12, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Heavier Feeder Cattle Placements Amid Meat Processing Plant Issues publications, livestock, front-headlines
Potential Impacts of Brazilian BSE on the U.S. Meat Complex publications, livestock, front-headlines
Comparing the Grand Island and Holcomb Meat Processing Plant Fires publications, livestock, front-headlines
What Are Video Auctions and CME Futures Telling Us About Fall Feeder Cattle Prices? publications, livestock, front-headlines
The Growing Role of Exports for the Livestock Industry publications, livestock, front-headlines
The Second Quarterly Report on Levels of Negotiated Trade by Region Under the Livestock Industry’s 75% Rule publications, livestock, front-headlines
The Economic Impact of Dairy Processing Expansion in Nebraska (June 17, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Impact of Higher Grain Prices on Feedlot’s Decision to Feed Distillers Grains livestock, front-headlines
The Growing Role of Exports in Livestock Markets (June 3, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Cattle Markets React to USDA Reports: Implications for Risk Management publications, livestock, front-headlines
Are Livestock Producers Willing to Pay for Traceability Programs? publications, livestock, front-headlines
Adding Value to Livestock Through Approved Certification Programs publications, livestock, front-headlines
Forage Production, Beef Cows and Stocking Density and Their Implications for Partial Herd Liquidation Due to Drought publications, livestock, front-headlines
What does the USDA-NASS Cattle on Feed Report Tell us About Cattle Production? publications, livestock, front-headlines
Understanding the How and Use of NASS Cattle Reports (April 29, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Budget Templates Updated for Sheep and Goat Enterprises management, finance, publications, livestock
Net Return Distributions When Metaphylaxis Is Used to Control Bovine Respiratory Disease in High Health Risk Cattle publications, livestock, front-headlines
The Role of the Odor Footprint Tool in Livestock Nuisance Litigation livestock, policy-legal, front-headlines
What Does the USDA-NASS Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report Tell Us About Pig Production? publications, livestock
The First Quarterly Report on Levels of Negotiated Trade by Region under the Industry’s 75% Rule livestock
Understanding the How and Use of NASS Hog Inventory Reports (March 25, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Live Cattle Delivery in Nebraska and Its Impact on Basis publications, livestock, front-headlines
Federal Livestock Insurance Market Performance and Use in Nebraska livestock
Are Livestock Producers Willing to Pay for Traceability Programs? (Feb. 4, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
Adding Value to Livestock Through Approved Certification Programs (Jan. 28, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock
The Role of the Odor Footprint Tool in Livestock Nuisance Litigation (Jan. 21, 2021 Webinar) webinar, livestock, policy-legal
Will Seasonality Patterns for Beef Export Sales and Commitments Hold in 2021? livestock
Organic Production of Livestock and Livestock Products in Nebraska livestock
The Likelihood of Regional Triggers Under the Industry’s Proposed '75% Rule' livestock
Livestock Risk Management and LRP Updates (With USDA and the national Extension Risk Management Education Program) (Nov. 12, 2020 webinar) webinar, livestock
Public and Private (Dis)Incentives for Animal Identification livestock
Seasonality in Fed Cattle Transactions and the Role of Negotiated Cash livestock
Beef Cow and Heifer Estimates Pointing towards the January Cattle Inventory Report livestock
Payoffs to Metaphylaxis in High Health Risk Feeder Cattle webinar, livestock
Hog Barn Density and Location in U.S. and Nebraska livestock
Financial Health of Grain Operations After Adding a Hog Barn livestock
Uncertainties Abound in Nebraska Livestock Market Forecasts livestock
Comparing Profitability and Management Factors Across Operation Type: Independent vs. Contract Growing livestock
A Historical Perspective on the Holcomb Fire: Differences and Similarities to the COVID-19 Situation and Other Significant Market Events livestock
Ownership Retention Decisions: Is the Market Willing to Pay? (Sept. 3, 2020 webinar) webinar, livestock
What Are Total Export Commitments Telling Us About Beef’s Potential in 2020: Positive Signs? livestock
Drought Decisions: Profit Maximizing Decisions During and After Drought Conditions crops, forage, livestock
Drought: Financial Implications of Possible Decisions (Aug. 6, 2020 webinar) webinar, forage, livestock
Feeder Cattle Future Price Spreads: Opportunities to Hedge? livestock
Introduction to the R-Package: usdampr livestock
Changing Grid Premiums and Discounts Due to Underlying Changes in the Fed Cattle Industry livestock
Meat Packing Industry: How Capacity, Workers and Supply Chain Flow Have Changed due to COVID-19 (May 14, 2020 webinar) webinar, livestock
Foreign Animal Disease Impacts Domestic Prices and Production livestock
Has COVID-19 Impacted Price-Weight Relationships and Value of Gain? livestock
Live Cattle Basis Due to Covid-19: Deviations and Convergence livestock
Pre-COVID-19 Market Conditions Persist & the Stocker Industry Can Dampen the Damage livestock
Farm Labor Shortage: Case of the Northern Plains Livestock Wage Gap livestock
Retail Beef Premiums for Livestock Production Practices: Implications for Technology Adoption livestock
Value Added Fed and Feeder Cattle Practices: Are they Paying? livestock
Domestic Fed and Feeder Cattle Prices are Supported by Export Demand livestock
Trade and Animal Health Practices: Are They Paying? livestock
Ethanol and Distiller Grain Price Trends Over Time livestock
Cow-calf Producers Responding to Market Events and the Beginning of a Beef Cow Selloff livestock
Nebraska Feedlots Place Heavier Cattle to Narrow the Cattle Feeding Gap with Texas livestock
Northern Plains Livestock Operations are at a Wage Disadvantage Compared to Crop Operations livestock
Ethanol Movements Impact Distiller Grains as an Input to Cattle Feeding livestock
Macroeconomic Volatility and Industry Specific Shocks Pressure Down Cattle Prices livestock
Wholesale Primal Products Influenced by Export Demand livestock
Finding a Bottom Through Grains and Holiday Meat Demand livestock
Captive Supply: Nature, Extent, and Market Trends livestock