Retail food prices to climb only slightly

Feedstuffs, Krissa Welshans 1 | Jan 31, 2017
Last year marked first time since 1967 that annual supermarket prices fell. The most recent “Food Price Outlook” from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS) …

The attempted resurrection of a horrible idea

Canadian Cattlemen, By Steve Dittmer Published: January 30, 2017
Free Market Reflections with Steve Dittmer As is often true with proposed regulation, it helps to consider the source in evaluating the origin, impetus and motivation. With the attempted resurre…

R-Calf USA Chief: Low Prices May Sink Some Producers

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Linda Wuebben P&D Correspondent
O’NEILL, Neb. — The downward spiral in the cattle industry is alarming to all cattle producers, but R-Calf USA CEO Bill Bullard sees the recent low prices as a death toll for the independent cattl…

Woolworths and Coles: Supermarkets cut beef price

SHANNON TWOMEY, The Weekly Times January 31, 2017
RETAIL beef prices have started to drop since peaking in line with record saleyard cattle prices last year. Beef sold by supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths is up to 22 per cent cheap…

#NoPinocchioBeef

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Greg Henderson January 30, 2017
Your efforts to improve the quality and palatability of beef are making a difference in how your product is perceived and accepted by consumers. In fact, the dramatic rise in the percentage of c…