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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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Strong variety meat exports helped offset lower volumes for beef muscle cuts in October, according to data released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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In 2014, cattle and beef prices advanced from (what were then) record levels at the beginning of the year to a nearly continuous series of record levels throughout the year. Cattle and beef prices are expected to maintain these levels in 2015, not increasing as much or as fast as in 2014 but averaging higher than 2014, and are likely to set new record prices seasonally during the year. For the most part, the same factors we have been watching in 2014 will determine how much higher cattle and beef prices will push in 2015.

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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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