Better Forecast For Nevada Cattle Producers

Jan 5, 2016
U.S. Dept of Agriculture

The U.S. cattle market spent most of 2015 in a slump, but there’s some good news on the horizon for Nevada's ranchers in the New Year.

A few factors led 2015 to be a less-than-stellar year for the cattle market, including commodity market fluctuations, increased imports and lower demand for choice cuts of beef.

But Flint Wright of the Nevada Department of Agriculture says one of the biggest culprits has been the trend toward fattening up cows.