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Top 10 things we learned this week (September 01)

The United States is the largest consumer of beef in the world followed by Brazil and the European Union. The world is projected to 56.739 million metric tons of beef in 2015. The United States is projected to consume roughly 20% of the beef produced in the world.

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Livestock Comments: What goes up must come down

Fed cattle traded $4 lower on a dressed basis compared to a week ago. Live prices were $144 to $145 while dressed trade occurred between $227 and $228. The 5-area weighted average prices thru Thursday were $143.40 live, down $3.87 from last week and $226.97 dressed, down $5.58 from a week ago.

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U.S. produces 452 million pounds of beef this week

Total beef production under Federal inspection for the week ending Saturday, August 28th, 2015 was estimated at 452.4 million lbs. according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.

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