DENVER -- Retail meat departments may see even lower beef prices and sharper competition in 1996, perpetuating a condition that persisted throughout last year, according to the National Cattlemen's Association, Englewood, Colo. The association reported that prices could drop 2% from current levels, as they did in 1995. The drop will come as a result of continued cyclical increases in production, the association said. The average retail price for beef in 1995 was estimated at $2.60 per ...
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