Beef cow-herds expected to continue decline in coming months

Hollis, Paul L.
December 2010
Southwest Farm Press;12/2/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 23, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the forecasted decline on the beef cow herd in the U.S. It highlights the possible factors of the said decline including profitability shortage, competition, high costs in production, and the alternative usage of land. Walt Prevatt, economist at the Auburn University Extension, denotes the uncertainty encountered by several cattle farmers in the country. Moreover, the condition of beef exports is also mentioned.


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