What Value-Added Management Programs Are Enhancing Cattle Producer Revenues?
Tina L. Saitone
As the quality attributes that consumers’ demand from
animal-based food products have expanded, ranchers have responded by marketing their cattle with an increasingly diverse array of value-added management programs. Yet, the additional
revenue generated by producing cattle tagged with these programs is uncertain and highly variable.
This paper analyzes the premiums/discounts associated with the most common programs utilized
by ranchers in 2018.
Western Video Market Auction, cattle sales, cattle pricing
Tina L. Saitone. "What Value-Added Management Programs Are Enhancing Cattle Producer Revenues?"
ARE Update 22(5)(2019):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.