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Beef Consumption To Rise, Cow Numbers May Decline

(IARN) — United States cattle number projections indicate they plateaued in 2019. Keep in mind, a plateau is flat. The numbers for 2020 are expected to dip like a prairie pothole. In other words, not much. However, beef demand may be going up.

Project it out 10-years and you get an economist’s best guess as to whether you might make money from raising cattle in the years ahead.

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Story and photo courtesy of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.