LIVESTOCK MARKETS: U.S. meat consumption turns higher

LIVESTOCK MARKETS: U.S. meat consumption turns higher

Overall U.S. per capita meat consumption estimated to be higher in 2016, 2017.

According to agricultural economist David Widmar, growth in demand for agricultural products is an important step in improving the economic outlook for production agriculture, especially in light of abundant global inventories. Growth in demand, or consumption, is often slow as the key drivers – population and consumption trends- are themselves slow to change.  This year the livestock sector received some good news as the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported increases in per capita con

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