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Rebuilding U.S. Animal Industries

Posted by Myla Munro Ringler -

Everyone is familiar with the phrase, "What goes up must come down!" Grain prices seem to be following this old axiom, with substantial questions remaining of "how far down?" For U.S. animal product consumption the phrase could be reversed, "What goes down must come up!" How much did meat consumption "go down?" In 2007, meat consumption per person in the U.S. was 219 pounds for the big fo...

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