Meat Production: Emerging Trends and Market Demands


Kimberly B. Murch (Editor)

Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: TEC012000

Beef markets in the United States are undergoing rapid change as alternative production systems and technologies evolve in response to consumer demands and compete with conventional grain-fed beef production. This book focuses on the issues and implications of alternative beef production systems; slaughter and processing options and issues for locally sources meat; and technology, restructuring, and productivity growth of hog production in the United States from 1992 to 2009. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Alternative Beef Production Systems: Issues and Implications
(Kenneth H. Mathews, Jr., Rachel J. Johnson)

Slaughter and Processing Options and Issues for Locally Sourced Meat
(Rachel J. Johnson, Daniel L. Marti, Lauren Gwin)

U.S. Hog Production From 1992 to 2009: Technology, Restructuring, and Productivity Growth
(William D. McBride, Nigel Key)


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