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The Kuhn Family Mt. View Farm

 

Choice beef values and spreads and the all-fresh retail value

 

 

Beef price spreads

 

 

Date

Retail value

Wholesale value

Gross farm value

Byprod. allow.

Net farm value

Total

Whl. to retail

Farm to whl.

Farmers' share

 

 

Cents per pound of retail equivalent

Percent

 

 

Annual averages

 

1997

 

279.5

158.2

159.2

22.0

137.2

142.3

121.3

21.0

49.1

 

1998

 

277.1

153.8

148.0

17.2

130.8

146.3

123.3

23.0

47.2

 

1999

 

287.8

171.6

157.2

16.1

141.1

146.7

116.2

30.5

49.0

 

2000

 

306.4

182.3

167.0

18.0

149.0

157.4

124.1

33.3

48.6

 

2001

 

337.7

192.1

173.5

19.0

154.5

183.2

145.6

37.6

45.8

 

2002

 

331.5

180.0

161.6

17.0

144.6

186.9

151.5

35.4

43.6

 

 

Quarterly averages

 

2000

IV.

310.7

184.7

173.1

20.0

153.1

157.6

126.0

31.6

49.3

 

2001

I.

329.8

202.3

189.8

20.4

169.4

160.4

127.5

32.9

51.4

 

2001

II.

344.9

201.7

181.5

20.8

160.7

184.2

143.2

41.0

46.6

 

2001

III.

340.7

187.0

167.3

18.6

148.7

192.0

153.7

38.3

43.6

 

2001

IV.

335.3

177.6

155.5

16.4

139.1

196.2

157.7

38.5

41.5

 

2002

I.

330.4

183.3

167.7

16.2

151.5

178.9

147.1

31.8

45.9

 

2002

II.

332.3

180.7

158.2

16.4

141.8

190.5

151.6

38.9

42.7

 

2002

III.

330.9

173.8

153.6

17.1

136.5

194.4

157.1

37.3

41.3

 

2002

IV.

332.6

182.2

166.9

18.1

148.8

183.8

150.4

33.4

44.7

 

2003

I.

347.9

199.5

188.5

19.2

169.3

178.6

148.4

30.2

48.7

 

2003

II.

363.9

214.9

187.7

17.7

170.0

193.9

149.0

44.9

46.7

 

2003

III.

370.0

219.6

195.2

19.0

176.2

193.8

150.4

43.4

47.6

 

 

Monthly values

 

Nov-01

 

337.6

174.3

152.7

16.4

136.3

201.3

163.3

38.0

40.4

 

Dec-01

 

330.3

177.3

153.4

15.6

137.8

192.5

153.0

39.5

41.7

 

Jan-02

 

330.8

175.2

160.9

15.5

145.4

185.4

155.6

29.8

44.0

 

Feb-02

 

330.5

188.2

171.0

15.9

155.1

175.4

142.3

33.1

46.9

 

Mar-02

 

329.8

188.6

172.9

17.3

155.6

174.2

141.2

33.0

47.2

 

Apr-02

 

333.5

182.8

161.9

16.3

145.6

187.9

150.7

37.2

43.7

 

May-02

 

333.5

180.7

157.4

16.0

141.4

192.1

152.8

39.3

42.4

 

Jun-02

 

330.0

178.7

155.5

16.9

138.6

191.4

151.3

40.1

42.0

 

Jul-02

 

328.9

172.4

152.0

16.6

135.4

193.5

156.5

37.0

41.2

 

Aug-02

 

334.5

174.0

151.8

16.9

134.9

199.6

160.5

39.1

40.3

 

Sep-02

 

329.4

175.4

157.1

17.9

139.2

190.2

154.0

36.2

42.3

 

Oct-02

 

325.8

175.2

157.3

17.8

139.5

186.3

150.6

35.7

42.8

 

Nov-02

 

334.0

182.2

168.5

18.1

150.4

183.6

151.8

31.8

45.0

 

Dec-02

 

337.8

191.1

174.9

18.3

156.6

181.2

146.7

34.5

46.4

 

Jan-03

 

339.7

200.4

187.1

18.8

168.3

171.4

139.3

32.1

49.5

 

Feb-03

 

348.0

200.8

192.4

19.5

172.9

175.1

147.2

27.9

49.7

 

Mar-03

 

356.8

197.1

185.8

19.4

166.4

190.4

159.7

30.7

46.6

 

Apr-03

 

364.8

207.2

189.9

18.9

171.0

193.8

157.6

36.2

46.9

 

May-03

 

361.4

219.9

189.7

17.3

172.4

189.0

141.5

47.5

47.7

 

Jun-03

 

365.6

219.4

183.6

16.8

166.8

198.8

146.2

52.6

45.6

 

Jul-03

 

365.4

202.8

181.9

18.2

163.7

201.7

162.6

39.1

44.8

 

Aug-03

 

373.5

217.6

192.5

19.1

173.4

200.1

155.9

44.2

46.4

 

Sep-03

 

370.9

242.6

210.9

19.7

191.2

179.7

128.3

51.4

51.6

 

Oct-03

 

393.3

271.5

237.5

21.5

216.0

177.3

121.8

55.5

54.9