Understanding the rising cost of beef
As a mom of three, I watch my grocery bill like a hawk. And in recent months it’s started to creep up. Specifically, I’ve seen the price of beef increase a lot.
You might think the farmers and ranchers who raise the cattle that become the beef you buy are getting paid more, too. But they’re not. Which is why there’s been so much chatter about the price imbalance in the cattle industry. Processors are making more money and at the same time cattle producers are being paid less.
So why is that?
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