Impacts of weather, dollar, trade driving meat prices
Both pork and chicken inventories should keep prices down heading into winter – and there could be room for U.S. retail pork prices to head lower. And drought-breaking rains this year in most of the Great Plains are keeping cow-calf producers in expansion mode. Heifers are staying on the ranch and out of the feedlot.
“There are a number of problems here, but success to me would be to push back and have the EPA stay within their primary responsibility – that is, navigable waterways and those areas that lead directly into a waterway.”