Beef Market Update — Hot Weather & a Giant Corn Crop?

Across parts of the Canada and the U.S., summer is making its presence felt. Intense heat has enveloped and put in danger areas of the U.S. while this week in Western Canada, some much needed heat is starting to dry out flood ravaged areas and give crops the boost they’ve been waiting for. Things can change pretty quickly when it comes to the weather. That includes cattle markets.


This episode of the Beef Market Update reflects that as Anne & Shaun discuss everything from forecasted corn acres in the U.S. to the effects of torrential rains and flooding in Southern Alberta on the Cargill plant in High River.


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