Meat Sales Rebounding In KY

With grilling season on the way and the end of the pandemic a UK Economist says meat is making a comeback. Unlike early in the pandemic when many processing plants shut down. Following that, there was a meat shortage and prices jumped.“We had some shutdowns and some labor issues at processing plants,” UK extension economist Kenny Burdine said. “That led to a backlog of cattle and a short run decrease in beef production.”Burdine said a higher demand in 2021 will help the beef industry. He said, with restaurants back open, offering outdoor dining, more beef will be sold.

Source: MG News

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