Thinner herds bode ill for beef prices

Drought sell-off this summer now creating shortfall

Posted: October 28, 2012 at 3:12 a.m.

Brook Scates with the Farmers Livestock Auction in Springdale tags cattle Thursday as they are checked in for auction.

Record-high prices are forecast for cattle headed to slaughter in 2013 as a result of prolonged drought conditions in the nation’s midsection.

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Business, Pages 73 on 10/28/2012

I'm not aware of a court-ordered moritorium on the use of poultry waste in the Illinois River watershed. Perhaps the speaker was referring to the Eucha-Spavinaw watershed? A federal court order restricted the use of poultry waste there.


Posted by: Riverok

October 28, 2012 at 9:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )