The Efficacy of the Grid Marketing Channel for Fed Cattle

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

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Beef industry data suggest that carcass yield and quality grades have shown little improvement over the last six years. Trend analysis of grid market share and carcass quality suggests that grid pricing has not made sufficient progress in achieving the goals envisioned for it as a value based marketing system.  
Original languageAmerican English
JournalSouthern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Grid Pricing
  • National Beef Quality Audit
  • Public Livestock Price Reporting
  • Beef Carcass Quality


  • Economics
  • Business
  • Marketing

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