April 28, 2020
Update on the Livestock and Meat Situation
Pork and beef packing plant shutdowns along with reductions in demand from the hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector have disrupted U.S. meat and livestock markets. Purdue ag economists Jayson Lusk and James Mintert review the resulting dramatic shifts in pork and beef production along with the impact these shifts have had on U.S. wholesale beef and pork prices as well as prices for cattle and hogs.
Slides used during the presentation are also available for download. Find this discussion in a convenient audio format on our newest podcast, Purdue Commercial AgCast.
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