Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.
U.S. beef packers including Tyson Foods and Cargill are racking up historically high margins, thanks to slumping cattle prices amid a supply glut and as Americans turn to beef for their backyard summer barbecues.
One of the most high-profile events in farm country affected by coronavirus concerns is the Houston Livestock show and Rodeo. Some producers had to pack up and leave for home while others didn’t even make the trip.
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