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Ample Stocks Ahead
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:53 AM CDT

Beef producers across most of the nation should find ample hay and feedstuff supplies this winter, along with moderating prices.

"In the national hay complex, during 2014 and into 2015, we are seeing a trend toward normal prices and normal stocks," said Jessica Sampson, an economist with the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC). It provides economic analysis and market projections for the livestock industry.

After the recent widespread drought reduced supplies and generally increased prices, stocks are now up significantly. This is especially the case in the big cattle-producing states, according to the ...

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