Consumer confidence is high in beef products, incomes are stable and rising, and U.S. beef herd expansion has slowed. Despite challenges that may remain ahead, John Grimes says there’s reason for optimism during his annual Beef Outlook update. Hear those thoughts and more regarding the 2018 beef cattle markets in his presentation below.

After viewing the video embedded above we’d encourage you to also check out the rest of the OSU Extension Beef Team’s YouTube Channel where you will find additional videos covering a wide variety of timely topics and management concerns.

Also as we move into 2018 keep in mind there are a number of timely meetings and programs scheduled for this winter. Find them posted under the Events/Programs tab on the OSU Extension Beef Team website: or follow the OSU Beef Team on Facebook @OSUBeefTeam or

Enjoy a great 2018!