Beef Market Update – Cattle Prices Rise But Will The Proverbial Shit Hit the Fan

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Who can complain about $1,000 calves, lower feed prices and actual positive feeding margins?  Well maybe cash croppers…..  It is starting to look like it is the beef producers turn to make some money in this economic tug-of-war. But wait, there are some issues standing in the way of profits and smooth sailing.  

As Anne Wasko discusses in this week’s episode of the Beef Market Update, COOL impacts in Pasco, the not-yet-locked-down CETA trade deal and a guaranteed widening basis are bringing some uncertainty into the market. Like always, Anne Wasko gives you the scoop and the breakdown so you are informed.  ENJOY!

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Its been so long since we heard a good report that didn’t have a but… . And so herd reduction continues.


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