livestock production, cattle feed, cattle pricing, beef cost, livestock market, beef industry
The reason for the failure of individual carcass-based pricing systems to supplant average-price-based pricing systems in the cash market for fed cattle remains unresolved. Competing hypotheses in the literature associated with this issue are empirically tested using survey data collected on the marketing behavior of cattle producers.
Department of Economics, South Dakota State University
Number of Pages
Fausti, Scott; Schamber, Steve; and Adamson, Dwight, "Factors Influencing Cash Marketing Decisions for Fed Cattle" (1998). Economics Staff Paper Series. 135.