A Inconvenient Truth
Corn is the new greenback again, which leaves meat and poultry in the red, and over the past year, it has been the hot topic on the minds of executives in the industry all year long.
|Meat and Poultry Forecasts|
|Production (millions lbs.)||85,441||87,097||89,483||90,048||91,514|
|Per capita disappearance* (retail lb.)||221.4||220.5||221.4||220.8||220.2|
|—Forecasts are in bold.|
*Per capita meat disappearance data are calculated using the Resident Population Plus Armed Forces Overseas series from the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.
Source: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates and Supporting Materials. For further information, contact: Mildred Haley, (202) 694-5176, firstname.lastname@example.org