NCBA president Marty Smith, rancher and attorney from Wacahoota, Florida, joined AgriTalk on Wednesday to discuss the resolution from NCBA's Live Cattle Marketing Committee calling for a more robust cash cattle trade.
Farmers and ranchers were most concerned about rabid dogs biting cattle 20 years ago. Not now. Today, a bite from an infected wild animal, such as a fox or raccoon, is the more common method of infection in cattle.
America's lamb industry lost 20% of its processing with the bankruptcy of a Greeley facility purchased by JBS. Lamb ranchers claim the closure puts them in crisis and lawmakers are asking the DOJ to investigate.