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    Beef Industry Reaction to USDA Label Proposal a Mixed Bag

    A USDA proposal advocating for new requirements for “Product of USA” labeling is receiving mixed responses from livestock groups. The rule would […]

    March 15, 2023
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    Mills County Iowa to be Home to New Beef Processing Facility

    Southwest Iowa will be home to a new $520-million beef processing facility. Cattlemen’s Heritage Beef Company announced last week the purchase of […]

    January 16, 2023
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    New State-Of-The-Art Beef Processing Facility Planned for Missouri

    Warren County, Missouri has been selected by American Foods Group (AFG) to be the location of a new state-of-the-art beef processing facility. […]

    November 18, 2021
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    U.S. Ranchers Working Together to Build Local Meat Plants

    While consumers saw increasingly higher beef prices at the grocery store, U.S. cattle ranchers suffered from bottom-of-the-barrel prices, continued supply chain struggles, […]

    October 20, 2021
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    Post-COVID-19 Stabilizing Efforts Pay Off for Beef Industry

    A year ago, packer spreads — the difference in price between fed cattle and boxed beef — were at record-high levels as […]

    April 2, 2021
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    Watch Exports, Domestic Consumption for Beef Market Direction in 2021

    The beef sector has had a wild ride in 2020, but the good news for producers is the disruptions caused by the […]

    December 30, 2020
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    U.S. Meat Sector Recovery Faces ‘Headwinds’ in Q4

    The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the U.S. meat industry, disrupting processing capacity and causing rippling market effects from which it’s still […]

    October 28, 2020
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    Cattle Leaders Move Forward with Voluntary Price Discovery Plan

    “Mandatory” is something of a four-letter word in the cattle business, and recognizing that, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association leaders have rolled out […]

    October 19, 2020
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    Reflecting on Beef Industry Resilience, Risk Moving Into 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic was one of a few “black swans” to hit the beef industry in the last year, a list that […]

    September 23, 2020
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    Local Meat is Hot; Can You Make it Work?

    The COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions across the food and agriculture supply chain, and it accelerated the trend of demand for local products, […]

    September 16, 2020