Price Indices for Estimating Cattle Prices in the Pacific Northwest

C. Wilson Gray
PNW 666 | April 2015


This publication describes trends in cattle prices and explains the use of seasonal price indices to estimate future cattle prices. The indices allow producers to estimate prices for potential sale months, which can be helpful in budget planning.

About the authors

C. Wilson Gray
Former district extension economist
University of Idaho Twin Falls Research and Extension Center

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