Innovative Food Strategies and SignalDemand have partnered to bring to market predictive analytics that are targeted to the needs of ranchers and the beef producing industry. In a release, the companies said – with GridCaster, beef producers now have the same advanced mathematics and forecasting solutions available to beef processors, retailers and food distributors, enabling them to optimize their profitability and increase their collaboration with beef packers and processors. Terry Stokes, the CEO of Innovative Food Strategies and former CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says – GridCaster is a tool beef producers can use to make important marketing decisions and to get the best possible price for their cattle. Mike Neal, CEO and founder of SignalDemand, believes – this partnership will provide best-in-class software bringing sophisticated mathematical models and deep industry expertise to the cattle market.