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Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics

Reports: Beef Demand and Cattle Inventory

by Levi A. Russell A couple of recently-released reports provide some interesting observations about the state of the beef industry and some good news for the long run as well. Beef Demand First, a few of my colleagues at Kansas State and Purdue Universities have written an extensive report on…
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Beef Exports to China – Webinar

Many folks in Georgia are interested in hearing about the possibility of exporting beef to China. Now that the first shipment has been made, I feel more comfortable discussing the economic impacts of this new market. The webinar, linked below, gives the details on the restrictions the Chinese government has…
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First Shipment of Beef to China

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about opportunities for the US beef industry in China. Given the way these deals can go, I was hesitant to put a lot of faith in the  possibility of re-opening this market (after 14 years). But today we received news that Greater…
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