Accession Number:

ADA262622

Title:

Beef, Real Food for Real People: An Industrial Analysis of the Beef Industry

Descriptive Note:

Research rept. Aug 91-Apr 92

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

The beef cattle industry is a key segment of agribusiness, which includes modern farming, food processing, and the industries that support them. As the largest segment of the food business, the red-meat industry accounted for 18.5 or 66.9 billion of food shipments in 1991. This paper will look at the structure, conduct and performance of the beef cattle industry. The paper also will evaluate the industry in relation to national security and defense identify scientific, technological and manufacturing trends affecting the industry analyze the impact on the industry of our trade policies and international trade and competition recommend ways to improve the industry and list issues for future consideration.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE