While we just discussed some of the economic considerations involved with buying or selling replacement females, the other segments of the beef industry have similar questions about the economic outlook for their enterprise. Producers can hopefully develop management and marketing plans for their specific enterprise if they are aware of the most up-to-date information economic information relating to the beef industry.

The OSU Extension Beef Team has posted a presentation titled "Fall 2014 Beef Industry Outlook" at their web site. This presentation addresses many of the supply and demand, production, weather, feed, and consumer issues that are currently shaping the economic future of the beef industry. This presentation is included with the article.