Beef prices are forecast to rise in ’13

Posted: December 6, 2012 at 3:49 a.m.

The world’s top beef producer expects U.S. cattle prices will jump 20 percent to a record next year as rain on grazing fields and corn crops prompts ranchers from Texas to Nebraska to feed animals instead of sending them to slaughter.

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Business, Pages 26 on 12/06/2012