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Updated by Laura Landoll on Dec 10, 2014
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Everything you need to know about beef prices

Here's a go-to list of resources for anyone in the business of buying or selling beef to find information about the current beef pricing and supply situation. If there are others I've missed, please send me a message so I can add to this.

Infographic: Demand vs. Consumption Explained

This infographic from Dr. Ron Plain of the University of Missouri, Columbia, and the Beef Checkoff Program, explains how demand for beef remains strong, despite it's price and tight supply, and explains the difference between demand and consumption.

Kansas State University Beef Demand Tables and Charts

A good source for demand data is Kansas State’s beef demand index, which is one of the most widely used measurement of demand and updated quarterly and annually. This index measures consumer desirability and consumer preference for beef.

Weekly Beef Wholesale Price Update

The leading source for wholesale beef prices, prepared using data from USDA Market News and the VMMeat System by Meat Solutions.

Updated each Tuesday and posted on and

The Wholesale Price Update gives a top-line view of average reported wholesale prices on beef sub-primal cuts from the current and previous weeks.