Cattle producers have a new tool to gain insight into cattle markets. USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Associate Deputy Administrator Taylor Cox says the new online cattle contract library pilot program is operational. “This library showcases the most heavily used premiums and discounts and we plan to expand on that as we understand more of the contracts.” USDA is seeking input from cattle producers on whether the contract is user-friendly. This pilot project is set to expire in September, but Congress could make it permanent.
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