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    Both U.S. Meat Production And Consumption Are Declining

    Badger View

     by Fran O'Leary
     on February 8, 2013

    High feed prices in 2012 and 2013 have caused many Wisconsin beef producers to cut back or liquidate their herds and get out of the beef business. Ditto for farmers who raise Holstein steers. Many are finding the price of feed is just too expensive for those who have to buy it, and an increasing number of those who grow their own corn are thinking it may be more profitable to sell the corn rather than feed it to steers. This trend didn't just start because of the drought. It goes…

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