Beef industry outlook
USDA continues to revise higher its beef supply projections for 2016 due to in their words ldquothe pace of slaughter in the second quarter but also as feedlot marketings during the second half of the year are expected to remain relatively highrdquo Indeed feedlots have been extremely aggressive in selling cattle so far this summer Lower fed cattle prices and a strong cutout have given the packer a margin big enough to run Saturday shifts Lower prices have also provided domestic retailers and fo
Job rates and beef industry
2014 will be remembered as one of the best years ever for cattle feeders 2015 will leave memories as well but from a polar opposite perspectivemdashthe worst year for cattle feeders everquotIt39s very bearishquot says Kansas State University Extension Livestock Market Economist Glynn Tonsor quotThe closeouts that are projected from October through July they are all negative and particularly negative for the next six months When we look October through December they all are 460 to al
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