Wholesale and Retail Prices for Chicken, Beef, and Pork

Consumers rate chicken’s value very highly, especially when compared with competing meats.

Tuesday, October 30th
8:30 a.m.-NoonNCC Communications Committee Meeting
The Algonquin Room
(Open to committee members only)
12:00 -1:30 p.m.Board of Directors Buffet Luncheon
Sponsored by Safe Foods Corporation
Seasons Restaurant
(Open to NCC board members and allied leader official representatives only)
1:30-5:00 p.m.Board of Directors Meeting
Corcoran Ballroom
(Open to NCC board members, allied leader official representative only)
3:15-3:45 p.m.Board of Directors Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Marel
Corcoran Ballroom Foyer
5:00-6:30 p.m.Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Merck
Seasons Restaurant
(Dinner on your own)
Wednesday, October 31st
7:15-8:30 amContinental Breakfast
Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress
Dumbarton & Conservatory
9:00 amSpouse Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Cobb-Vantress
Algonquin Room
8:30 amWelcome to NCC’s 64th Annual Conference
NCC Chairman of the Board Ben Harrison
Chief Executive Officer, Amick Farms
Corcoran Ballroom
8:45-9:15 a.m.“View from Capitol Hill”
Senator David Perdue (R-GA)
Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee
9:15-9:45 a.m.USDA Update: "Standing By American Farmers”
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
U.S. Department of Agriculture
9:45-10:30 a.m.TBD
Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank
10:30-11:15 a.m.Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Aviagen
Corcoran Ballroom Foyer
11:15-11:45 a.m.“U.S. Agriculture Trade Negotiations”
Ambassador Gregg Doud
Chief Agricultural Negotiator
Office of the United States Trade Representative
11:45-12:15 p.m.“EPA’s New Agenda”
Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
12:15-1:30 p.m.Conference Luncheon
Sponsored by Hubbard
Dumbarton & Conservatory
Installation of New NCC Officers
1:30-1:45 p.m.Welcome to the Afternoon General Session
Mark Kaminsky, NCC Newly Elected Chairman of the Board and COO, KochFoods
Corcoran Ballroom
1:45-2:30 p.m.“Outlook for Animal Protein, Alternative Proteins, and Grains”
Will Sawyer
Lead Economist, Animal Protein
2:30-3:15 p.m.TBD
3:15-3:45 p.m.TBD
4:30-6:00 p.m.Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by CEVA

NOTE Wholesale beef price is wholesale choice grade value adjusted to wholesale weight equivalent using a coefficient of 1.142 (1.1428 for 2000 on). Wholesale pork price is wholesale value adjusted to wholesale weight equivalent using coefficient of 1.06 (1.04 for 2000 on). Retail prices for choice beef and pork are weighted composite prices as used by USDA in their farm to retail price spread series. Wholesale and retail broiler price are composite prices of parts from 1990 forward. USDA’s New York wholesale whole-carcass broiler price from 1960 to 1963; from 1964 to May 1983 USDA’s 9 city composite wholesale broiler price used from June 1983 to 1989 USDA’s 12-city wholesale, whole-carcass composite price used.

* Estimated by National Chicken Council

Source: USDA

March 25, 2019