WASHINGTON — Beef production will probably begin to decline during the second half of 2011, and smaller calf crops this year and next year will be leading to tighter supplies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service division (ERS) predicted last week in its “Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook” report. The report notes that beef cow inventories have been on the decline since 1995. And, while the agency says that it is difficult to predict what direction prices will ...

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