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Beef Industry About to Make a Slow Turn

Posted by Myla Munro Ringler -

The beef industry is about to reverse a downward trend in numbers, but expansion is expected to start slowly. The number of beef animals has been in a downward spiral since 2007 due to drought which has ravaged pastures and due to high prices of corn, soybean meal, and forages. Now, prospects are brightening for a renewal of pastures and for a welcomed reduction in feed prices....

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