Meat Market Update | Labor Day production spurs price, volume jump

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade.

This week was the heart of the Labor Day production period and the Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout increased over $3 and the volume of sales was 500 loads higher than last week, showing the benefit of these major grilling holidays.

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