Will rapid beef expansion persist?

Will rapid beef expansion persist?

WITH pastures and grassland restored in most of the country and the feeling that feed prices will remain moderate, the largest beef cow herd expansion in 25 years is off to a fast start, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt said.

As of July 1, the number of U.S. beef cows was up 2.5%, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's producer survey, but Hurt believes a more rapid expansion is likely in the coming year based on the b

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