Beef, milk prices rise as drought puts strain cattle industry

Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 11:47 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The lack of rain over the past several weeks has had a major impact on farming, including the cattle industry.

James Mitchell, extension livestock economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agricultural, joined Action News 5′s Amanda Hanson at the digital desk to talk about how the U.S. cattle inventory is seeing its lowest numbers since 2015, along with the impact on consumers.

Watch the full interview in the video player above.

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