U.S. beef production heading to 2012-13 levels?

U.S. beef production heading to 2012-13 levels?

Domestic beef demand for 2016 and 2017 expected to remain a bit stronger than in 2013.

The Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC) recently looked at the direction of U.S. beef production for the next two years.

LMIC projects that commercial U.S. beef production this year will be just more than 24.6 billion lb., up about 4% from 2015. Beef production in 2017 is projected to be approximately 25.7 billion lb., an increase of 3-6% from 2016.

“If realized, in 2017, U.S. beef production would be essentially equal to 2013’s and the largest since that year,” LM

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