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    Ground Beef Remains Consumer Favorite Despite High Prices

    Consumers’ pick of ground beef has not waned despite near-record-high price levels. As Memorial Day weekend ended, the hamburger-heavy holiday helped fuel […]

    June 2, 2022
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    Beef Producers to Expand Consumer Efforts on Sustainability, Education

    As consumers continue to list sustainability and animal welfare as priorities when considering beef products, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has […]

    August 31, 2021
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    Extreme Heat Is Creating Varied Cattle Auction Prices

    With August a historically strong sales month, auction prices for steers and heifers varied from $3 lower to $1 higher compared to […]

    August 19, 2021
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    CattleFax Report: Positive Outlook With Higher Prices

    Building off of near record high beef prices and strong consumer demand, continued progress is expected and on track for the beef […]

    August 13, 2021
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    Analysts Warn: Adding Cattle Processing Facilities Could Hurt Production in Years to Come

    During a hearing on July 27th, the House Agriculture Committee voiced to congressional members that more long-term strategies needed to be put […]

    August 2, 2021
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    Beef Prices Remain High Amidst Drought, Reduced Production

    While the beef cattle herds in the U.S. have shrunk 2% in the past year, wholesale market prices remain 36% higher compared […]

    July 29, 2021
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    Higher Feed Prices Affect Feeder Cattle Markets

    Continuously rising feed prices are again influencing the performance feeder cattle market. Higher feed prices usually work their way into the annual […]

    July 20, 2021
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    Recent Cattle Sales Show Steady Demand

    Fed cattle trades stayed solid last week give or take $1. Northern cattle sold for $123-$125 lives with dressed cattle going for […]

    July 14, 2021
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    May U.S. beef and pork Export Values Shatter Records

    U.S. beef and pork export values from May showed impressive growth, even shattering previous records, according to the USDA. The newly released […]

    July 8, 2021
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    New $325-Million Iowa Beef Packing Plant Set to Open in 2023

    The beef industry has a new 1,500-head per day processing facility on the way in the Midwest. A $325-million Iowa-based project is […]

    June 30, 2021