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    Cattle Feed Costs Increase More than 25% for August

    The cost of raising a steer to finish weight for the cattle market last week has increased by 25%. According to the […]

    September 1, 2022
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    Current Explosive Cattle Prices Likely to Stick Around

    The cattle price market has exploded, with fed cattle prices near $140 per cwt, up $25 from last year. Feeder calves are […]

    February 4, 2022
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    Biden Announces Details on Plan to Promote Competition in Meat Processing Industry

    President Biden announced Monday a $1 billion allocation to expand independent meat processing capacity. Additionally, the Biden Administration’s action plan also intends […]

    January 4, 2022
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    Could 2022 Finally be a Bullish Year for Cattle Market?

    The new year may bring more than resolutions as the 2022 cattle market is showing signs of potentially being bullish. Numbers from […]

    December 28, 2021
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    Consumers Are Paying Record-High Bacon Costs, but Pork Producers Aren’t Seeing the Profits

    With world food prices at a 10-year high, consumers in the U.S. are now paying on average about $7 per pound of […]

    November 8, 2021
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    October Cattle On Feed Report Shows Cash Price Rut Continues

    Bearish negotiated cash cattle prices are continuing their weeks-long trend, even as numbers showed a modest decline. The reason? Packers see the […]

    October 26, 2021
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    Roller Coaster Continues for Wholesale Beef Prices

    With wholesale beef prices dropping 18% since Labor Day, analysts agree that supply chain bottlenecks are exacerbating the impacts of seasonal demand. […]

    October 8, 2021