Meat Market Update | Upcoming Memorial Day weekend sales supports prices

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

The barbeque season and preparations for the Memorial Day weekend are in full swing after a very cool spring in many areas. The lower number of out-front sales has ensured that more buyers have participated in the spot trade as they prepare for this first really big grilling holiday, which has supported prices in the daily cutout.

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