National/Regional Weekly Boneless Processing Beef and Beef Trimmings
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 3:36PM CDT
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Des Moines, IA                Fri, Mar 15, 2019                 USDA Market News

NATIONAL/REGIONAL WEEKLY BONELESS PROCESSING BEEF AND BEEF TRIMMINGS -
Negotiated Sales

FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including
sales since last report, U.S.dollars per 100 pounds.

CURRENT VOLUME - (one load equals 40,000 pounds)

Central                   89.98  loads   --                    3,599,173  pounds
National                 191.98  loads   --                    7,679,134  pounds
East Coast                 9.52  loads   --                      380,694  pounds
West Coast                39.70  loads   --                    1,587,857  pounds
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FOB Plant - Central
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%              9       226,175     $223.50     $236.00     $225.99
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                35     1,387,222     $214.00     $220.00     $216.30
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                43     1,514,678     $185.00     $216.32     $189.85
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                 8       282,740     $180.00     $189.24     $180.93
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                 6       143,838     $159.00     $165.50     $164.44
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                                               
  Frozen 65%                                               
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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FOB Plant - National
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%             10       247,936     $223.50     $236.00     $225.81
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                48     1,613,787     $214.00     $220.00     $216.25
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                81     2,769,446     $182.00     $216.32     $192.71
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                 8       282,740     $180.00     $189.24     $180.93
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                 6       143,838     $159.00     $165.50     $164.44
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                18       509,977      $96.81     $128.28     $111.09
  Frozen 65%                                               
  Fresh  50%                76     2,111,410      $73.00      $85.75      $79.12
  Frozen 50%                                               
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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FOB Plant - East Coast
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%                                            
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                 7       184,565     $214.50     $220.00     $215.61
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                                               
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                                               
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                                               
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                 3       104,850     $104.00     $123.00     $111.44
  Frozen 65%                                               
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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FOB Plant - West Coast
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%                                            
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                                               
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                33     1,185,250     $188.00     $203.00     $196.61
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                                               
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                                               
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                13       360,607      $96.81     $110.00     $108.98
  Frozen 65%                                               
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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Regional Breakdown:
  Central - AR,CO,IA,IL,IN,KS,KY,LA,MI,MO,MN,MT,ND,NE,NM,OH,OK,SD,TN,TX,WI.
  National - all states
  East Coast - AL,CT,DC,DE,FL,GA,MA,MD,ME,MS,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,SC,VA,VT,WV.
  West Coast - AK,AZ,CA,HI,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA,WY.
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Source:    USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460      email: desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830