The late-summer/early fall cattle market is the most ruinous period seen since the first half of 2004 when the shockwave of BSE violently ripped country equity.
"Restoring resilient forests helps to protect against future fire outbreaks and is vital to minimizing long-term costs to lives, private and public properties, and to struggling rural economies."
Despite polls indicating overwhelming support for COOL, Congress has spent it's time working to either repeal COOL or to weaken it with a voluntary program.
Recent news articles about the beta-agonists, Ractopamine, imply that it's been secretly used by hog farmers and isn't proven safe to consumers. Is that the full story?
Some ranchers believe the wildfires this summer would not have grown so big if more grazing had been allowed across the rangeland.
The mismanagement of federally-owned forests and rangelands has created great economic hardship and danger for ranchers that depend upon the land.
R-CALF and the National Farmers Union are at odds on the solution forward with COOL and the WTO
Mexico and Canada based their damage claim on the unrealistic and unsupported prophecy that if COOL were repealed, each country would experience massive growth in exports.
The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is currently under construction right in the middle of cow country in Manhattan, KS and a new website encourages an open discussion.
Meat processing is a highly automated process. Add transportation time and costs, and profits from the trade are likely to be limited or eliminated. So why?