Pricing Fed Cattle on a Grid: An Analysis of the Incentive Mechanism over Time

Scott W. Fausti, Gerald Wang, Matthew A. Diersen, Bashir A. Qasmi

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Empirical results suggest that the grid premium and discount structure is slowly adjusting carcass quality incentive/disincentive market signals to encourage marketing on a grid and discourage marketing by the pen. If this trend continues, grid market share of steer and heifer slaughter volume should increase in the future.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalSouthern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting
StatePublished - Jan 12 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Economics
  • Business

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