On Wednesday, Nebraska rancher Casey Schuhmacher and California rancher Jack Lavers talked through the cattle industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its disruption on AgriTalk’s Farmer Forum.
This spring's cattle market disruptions were a disaster for everyone, Mark Dopp, general counsel for the Meat Institute told AgriTalk host Chip Flory. But he believes USDA's report on markets was accurate.
USDA released Wednesday the long-awaited report on its investigation into cattle market disruptions following last year’s Tyson Foods packing plant fire and this spring’s impact from the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 Pandemic affects more of the country on a daily basis, forcing the closure or slowdown of packing plants, and impacting producer’s bottom lines. Here’s the latest around the beef industry.
“I don’t recall ever meeting the NCBA’s new CEO, Kendal Frazier. However, I just read his opinion piece “NCBA CEO: Unholy Alliances” published July 24, 2017 in Drovers. It was a sensational piece! Literally