Tailwinds Blowing for Global Beef Markets

Brett Stuart | Founding Partner, Global AgriTrends

Global beef markets are beginning to experience favorable tailwinds that are pushing markets  higher.  Both tightening supplies and rising demand are combining for a unique reaction into 2022 and beyond.  Spoiler alert – China is influencing both.  However, the current commodity super cycle has uncovered fragility global supply chains and rapid inflation is now threatening profits.  Will beef demand win out and outpace broad inflation?  Time will tell.  Join us for an exciting discussion including a 10-year outlook of global beef markets.


Brett Stuart is a founding partner of Global AgriTrends. The firm was founded in 2006 and provides global agricultural analysis and forecasting to a variety of clients around the world.  He was formerly employed by the U.S. Meat Export Federation as their lead economist.  In this capacity he conducted numerous research and analysis projects in the global meat trade area as well as advising U.S. trade officials on international meat access issues.  Mr. Stuart has conducted on-the-ground meat industry research for a variety of clients around the globe.

Brett also worked for CattleFax providing international analysis for clients in the cattle and beef sectors.  Brett was raised on a cattle ranch operating in Utah and Wyoming and also worked as an auditor, accountant, and controller in the agriculture industry.

He received an undergraduate degree in accounting at Utah State University and an MBA from the University of Nebraska.  He and his wife Amanda live on a small farm near Preston, Idaho with their five children.