Beef production down slightly this week
Total beef production under Federal inspection for the week ending Saturday, May 14th, 2022 was estimated at 544.5 million lbs. according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service. This was down 0.2 percent from a week ago and 2.6 percent higher than a year ago. Cumulative beef production for the year to date was 0.9 percent higher compared to the previous year.