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LIVESTOCK MARKETS: Consumers eating more meat

Red meat and poultry consumption expected to reach new highs in 2018.

Agriculture economist David Widmar said there is good news for U.S. animal agriculture: Consumers are eating more meat. After turning lower on the heels of the Great Recession, he said U.S. meat consumption is expected to continue higher into 2018.

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