Beef production down 1% from last week
Total beef production under Federal inspection for the week ending Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 was estimated at 515.0 million lbs. according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service. This was down 0.9 percent from a week ago and 7.2 percent lower than a year ago. Cumulative beef production for the year to date was 5.1 percent lower compared to the previous year.