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Price spreads for beef and pork revised series, 1949-69 by Lawrence A. Duewer

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Published by Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington] .
Written in English



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  • Beef -- Prices -- United States.,
  • Pork -- Prices -- United States.

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Statement[by Lawrence A. Duewer.
SeriesU.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Miscellaneous publication, no. 1174, Miscellaneous publication (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 1174.
ContributionsBullock, J. Bruce, 1940-, Bullock, J. Bruce, 1940-
LC ClassificationsS21 .A46 no. 1174
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4693682M
LC Control Number77609155

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Agnew, Donald Burns, Trends in prices and marketing spreads for beef and pork. [Washington, D.C.]: Economic Research. Table 1 shows January price spread figures for beef and pork and includes two farm values and a byproduct value. Many animal parts that are not meat (hides/skins, tallow/lard, bone meal, and edible/inedible offal) have value. This report compares scanner price data (SPD) with publicly available data collected. Of the two data types, SPD provide more info. about retail meat markets, including a wider variety of meat-cut prices, multiple measures of an average price, the volume of sales, and the relative importance of discounted prices. Consumer prices for beef, pork and poultry were up several percentage points in April compared with March, according to the latest available figures by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

rounding price spreads for beef and pork. A price spread is the difference between the cost of an item at one stage of the marketing channel and a different stage. ERS collects prices at three different stages of the marketing chain for beef and pork: the farm, the packing plant (wholesale), and at .   While the beef versus pork spread is clearly out of whack on a historical basis, Hormel took full advantage of the cheap price of pork during its .   USDA’s Economic Research Service has published monthly “price spreads” data for beef and pork since , which compare the value of an animal and its product at the different levels of the marketing chain. The price spread for beef estimates the value of a Choice steer at the farm and the wholesale and retail values of its beef product. The nominal and the deflated F-R spreads and retail prices for both beef and pork are shown in Table 1. Retail beef prices and the price spread both increased about 19% in real terms, from to However, the price spread decreased by 13% and retail prices by 23% between and The increase from to reflects demand.

  All fresh beef retail price is subject to revision for 3 months or 1 quarter. Note: data on the 5-market steer and gross farm values are preliminary. Changes in these data will change the by-product allowance, the net farm value and all the price spreads except the wholesale-to-retail spread as well as the farmer’s share. Get this from a library! Price spreads for beef and pork: revised series, [Lawrence A Duewer; J Bruce Bullock] -- This report analyzes the trend of prices and price spreads for beef and pork at various stages in the marketing process during , and discusses the factors responsible for the trend and their. Chef-mate Creamed Sliced Beef, Canned Food and Canned Meat, 6 lb 10 oz (#10 Can Bulk) out of 5 stars $ Underwood Deviled Ham Spread 6 Cans of Ounce each out of 5 stars $ # Hormel Pork Pigs Pickled Feet (Pack of 3) out of 5 stars Choice Boxed Beef Prices: Choice-Select Boxed Beef Spread: Nebraska Combined Auction Weighted Average Lb. National Base Hog Price: Western Corn Belt Base Hog Price: Iowa & Minnesota Base Hog Price: Pork Cutout Value: So. Alberta, Canada.