Cow-calf economic sustainability means the return on assets (ROA) is competitive with alternative uses of the resources. The ROA has not been high enough to sustain the cow herd. It must be...
Great questions. Must have to cost side (supply) of the production systems for competing meats and their ROA to answer questions.
Beef has a land constraint at the cow-calf level.
Very well said. Agriculture has to constantly deal with being in a very minority position. Centralized governments grow in their power over agriculture.
The measure of profitability in the cow-calf sector is wrong.
What would the return on assets (ROA) look like?
Explain what is included in the costs as its not rational to have such a...
Please pay attention to the beef niche marketing now bad mouthing GMO grain. These beef niche markets are so minor and few are financially sustainable but use some similar marketing promotion.