Barn Media 7-29-11: Beef Shortage Means Hold on to the Cows & Beef & Lamb Show Webcasts @ the 93rd Weld County Fair | TheFencePost.com

Barn Media 7-29-11: Beef Shortage Means Hold on to the Cows & Beef & Lamb Show Webcasts @ the 93rd Weld County Fair

Brian Allmer

Brian Allmer, Barn Media Podcast Producer

There’s been a startling decline in the amount of beef available to consumers in the United States. That’s according to Purdue Extension Ag Economist Chris Hurt. It’s a supply trend he expects to continue – but one that producers might buck in the short term in hopes of reaping the rewards of record high beef cattle prices this year and next…

There’s been a startling decline in the amount of beef available to consumers in the United States. That’s according to Purdue Extension Ag Economist Chris Hurt. It’s a supply trend he expects to continue – but one that producers might buck in the short term in hopes of reaping the rewards of record high beef cattle prices this year and next…