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December 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Beef ribeye and tenderloin prices are seasonally high but they may peak soon. Strong needs for fresh lean beef trim, due to building demand …

November 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Beef output is anticipated to improve in the coming weeks despite sharply higher cattle prices. The USDA recently made some adjustments to their grading …

October 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Seasonally tighter cattle supplies are anticipated in the coming weeks which could increase cattle and beef prices. Ribeye prices have risen sharply as buyers …

September 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Adequate beef cattle supplies are anticipated to persist over the next several weeks, which should fuel year-over-year output gains. The market has been lower …

August 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Beef prices have been declining as of late with the USDA choice boxed beef cutout falling to a multi-month low. Buyers have been stepping …

May 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Boneless beef stocks have declined in the last few months. This, along with low cattle weights, could be supportive of the beef trim and …

April 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF Strong year over year gains in weekly beef output are anticipated this spring. This should limit the seasonal upside move in the steak middle …

February 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF The beef markets have been fairly flat as of late due to improved production and slower spot shipments. Still, beef packer margins have deteriorated …

January 2017 Market Conditions

BEEF The beef markets have generally firmed during the last few weeks as retailers continue to schedule feature activity. The four-week sum of forward beef …

Catering Guidelines

Helpful Catering Tips 4 appetizer pieces per person before dinner or 5-7 pieces per person for a cocktail party is a safe guideline to follow. …