FARM MEAT PRICES FALL; DOMINO EFFECT EXPECTED

ATLANTA (FNS) -- Declining prices for virtually all meats at the farm level will continue to temper retail food prices this year, according to Donald Ratajczak, director of Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center here.Ratajczak, who published his views in a recently released report, and other economists are saying there is likely no end in sight anytime soon for precipitous declines

ATLANTA (FNS) -- Declining prices for virtually all meats at the farm level will continue to temper retail food prices this year, according to Donald Ratajczak, director of Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center here.

Ratajczak, who published his views in a recently released report, and other economists are saying there is likely no end in sight anytime soon for precipitous declines in prices paid to hog farmers, who have found themselves with an enormous glut of anima

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