beef cattle industry

Livestock Producers Look To 2013, Leave 2012 Gladly
2012 was a tough year with high feed costs for live stock producers. Agriculture Department Chief Economist, Joe Glauber says that won’t improve overnight. He says many producers will be trying to hang on until spring hoping to sense if 2013 will be a better weather year for crops and bring f…
USDA Appeals Country Of Origen Labeling Decision
A ruling by the World Trade Organization last November on a challenge to the U.S. Country Of Origin Labeling Policy said the U.S., in labeling, was not treating meat imports equally and so the practice could be construed as a trade violation. Tim Reif,  of the U.S. Trade Representatives Office,…