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Read new forecasts and indicators involving beef cattle and feed markets. Find out what factors are affecting prices.

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The abundant corn crop is exerting downward pressure on corn prices and has provided livestock feeders recent profit opportunities some have not experienced in several years. For cattle feeders, lower corn prices permit longer feeding periods.

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Click the date to see the latest Progressive Cattleman Market watch. (PDF)

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With September being another strong month for red meat export value, both U.S. beef and U.S. pork exports broke the $5 billion dollar mark for the first three quarters of the year, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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The choice retail beef and all fresh beef demand (AFBD) indices for the third quarter of 2014 each rose by 3.9 percent. There now have been year-over-year increases in the AFBD index in 16 of the last 17 quarters (only exception was Q1 2014).

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Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.

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While conditions in the Southern Plains, Southwest through California and most of the West are improved over year-earlier conditions, most of the areas remain in serious drought. Some areas have had rain over the last few weeks while other areas have deteriorated.

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