The President made a broad statement Tuesday about cattle imports, asking USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue to look into terminating bringing in cattle from other countries. However, a decision could come with consequences.
CoBank estimates meat supplies at grocery stores could shrink nearly 30% by Memorial Day, leading to prices rising by as much as 20%. Some cattle producers say they are barely hanging on due to futures prices.
Today on Farm Journal Live, Paul Neiffer will have tips on how to quickly apply for the latest round of pandemic aid. We'll also talk with Casey Bradshaw of Consolidated Beef Producers about tightening packer capacity.