The Wisconsin plant employs 1,200 people and has been tied to 189 cases of the illness.
Production at the Pasco, Wash., facility will stop while the company works with health officials in surrounding counties to test team members for COVID-19.
Shaye Koester interviews ranchers and others in the industry, chatting about topics ranging from what it’s like to start a ranch from scratch, returning to the family operation, improving ranch management and more.
A cluster of 147 cases of coronavirus have been traced to JBS in Green Bay, in what appears to be Wisconsin’s largest outbreak from a single origin.
Though much of the world has been affected by quarantine, American agriculture farms on. Livestock will be fed and crops will still get planted, just as it has for generations.
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This rancher’s innovative calf box keeps newborn calves out of the wind and warm until they can be brought to the barn.
Using unique Japanese Akaushi cattle, the brand partners with producers, who find higher premiums than they would under other business models.