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  • 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 many drivers of beef demand.…

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  • by Levi Russell The recent run-up in wholesale beef prices has sent cash and futures prices through the roof in the past few weeks. This provides an opportunity for producers with spring-calving herds to lock in a profit. For instance, right now producers can buy a put option on the September feeder contract at a…

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