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JBS To Pay COVID-19-Related Healthcare Costs for Employees

The company announced Friday that 100% of expenses related to COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment would be covered, effective retroactively to March 1.

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Adam Sawyer, A & B Cattle; Eva Hinrichsen, Miss American Angus, presenting; Becky Sawyer, A & B Cattle; and Mark McCully, American Angus Association CEO.
A Century of Tradition

Arlen (posthumously) and Becky Sawyer of A&B Cattle of Bassett, Nebraska, were recognized as 2020 American Angus Association Century Award recipients.

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Cattle on feed
November Cattle On Feed Up 1%

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on Nov. 1, 2020.

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The board of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) voted unanimously to implement a group of workplace protocols to protect employees from COVID-19.
California, to be First State to Mandate COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

The board of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) voted unanimously to implement a group of workplace protocols to protect employees from COVID-19.

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Ranch scene
NCBA & PLC Secure NEPA Improvements For Livestock Producers

The U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) final rule to update the agency’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations became final on November 19, 2020.

2 weeks ago
Packing plant workers
Lawsuit Alleges Tyson Managers Wagered On Employee Infections

While COVID-19 infections spiked at Tyson's Waterloo, Iowa, plant, supervisors allegedly placed bets on how many workers would become infected. Tyson CEO Dean Banks suspended the managers and announced an investigation.

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Deadline Extended—Drovers Photo Contest: How Do You Utilize Utility Vehicles on Your Ranch?

An ATV or UTV can be essential piece of equipment on your ranch, and we want to see how you put it to good use.

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Cattle Producers Grapple With Market Reform

Both mandatory and voluntary plans are offered to encourage market transparency.

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