Optimism from better-than-expected cattle prices are carrying over into 2024, according to NCBA

NCBA says thanks to optimistic cattle prices, the long-term outlook remains positive

The optimism for better cattle prices is carrying over into the new year.

Despite recent price declines in the market, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the long-term outlook for cattle prices remains positive. The President of the group tells Brownfield Ag News that it provides a glimmer of hope when farmers are out taking care of their livestock in sub-zero temperatures. It is also creating opportunities for the next generation of agriculture.

NCBA says new farmers have a better chance of getting loans right now due to a more-than-likely positive return on investment.

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