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This summer barbecue season, you won't just be smelling steak grilling on the deck — but also a hole burning through your wallet. The best cuts of beef are up 20 to 50 per cent from a year ago — and cattle industry watchers say it's not a seasonal blip. North America simply does not have as many beef cows as we used to. Producer Danielle Nerman talks to a rancher about the shrinking herd and why it's going to take awhile for them to return to a size that would bring prices down.