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Meat Market Update | Beef Sales Volume Jumps As Buyers Prep For Labor Day Weekend

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

Beef prices dropped a few dollars for the week ending August 16, but that really stimulated the beef sales volume, which jumped almost 1,000 loads as retailers order product for Labor Day and out-front sales for later in September.

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