Rancher talks cattle markets at Northern Plains annual meeting

Rancher talks cattle markets at Northern Plains annual meeting Consumers pay more for beef while ranchers make less according to a speaker at the Northern Plains Resource Council annual meeting Posted: 6:16 PM, Nov 10, 2019 Updated: 2:25 PM, Nov 11, 2019 By: David Jay BILLINGS — Consumers pay more for beef while ranchers make…



Amazon will open its first grocery store in California next year

Amazon will open its first grocery store in California next year Credit: Amazon Author Jeff Wells @JeffWellsWH Updated Nov. 11 2019, 9:33 a.m. MST Published March 1, 2019 UPDATE: November 11, 2019: Amazon on Monday confirmed its plans to open a new grocery chain. The retailer told CNET it will open the first location early…



Mr. Leathers – We don’t need to be told what to do with animal identification

November 13, 2019 By Gilles Stockton I am sure that most cattle producers would embrace enhanced disease traceability if indeed it was shown that this is necessary. But that is the point. The need for electronic identification for cattle in interstate commerce has never been made. Instead, like in a recent presentation by Joe Leathers…




Dean Foods, America’s biggest milk producer, files for bankruptcy

Food & Beverage Dean Foods, America’s biggest milk producer, files for bankruptcy Published Tue, Nov 12 20197:44 AM ESTUpdated 29 min ago Amelia Lucas Key Points Dean Foods announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Dallas-based milk processor said that it is engaged in “advanced discussions” with Dairy Farmers of America about…



Only Human – You just can’t see him from the road

You just can’t see him from the road He’s still out there ridin’ fences Still makes his livin’ with his rope As long as there’s a sunset, he’ll keep ridin’ for the brand You just can’t see him from the road. – Chris LeDoux Tracy and Donna Hunt operate the MW Cattle Company near Newcastle….



WAPO – This foreign meat company got U.S. tax money. Now it wants to conquer America.

This foreign meat company got U.S. tax money. Now it wants to conquer America. President Trump delivers remarks in support of farmers and ranchers at the White House in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By Kimberly Kindy November 5, 2019 at 6:24 a.m. MST Two men in cowboy hats stood behind President Trump in May as…



Food Safety News – Letter From The Editor: A warning notice about FDA and CDC

Letter From The Editor: A warning notice about FDA and CDC By Dan Flynn on November 3, 2019 Opinion Note: At this time, the credibility of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is not to be trusted. Both agencies have shown a reckless disregard for the…



Stockgrowers Thank Senators Rounds and Thune for Common-sense USA Label

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/30/2019 Stockgrowers Thank Senators Rounds and Thune for Common-sense USA Label The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is extremely proud of Senator Rounds and Senator Thune for standing up for the hard-working farm and ranch families by introducing the “US Beef Integrity Act”. This bill will put a concrete definition on products that…



Multiple lawsuits allege price-fixing by big beef companies, By Leah Douglas

Multiple lawsuits allege price-fixing by big beef companies By Leah Douglas, October 28, 2019 Just a few months after news broke that U.S. Justice Department was investigating Big Chicken for alleged antitrust violations, similar allegations are piling up against Big Beef. Consumers, ranchers, and a meat distributor have now filed lawsuits alleging that the country’s…



National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Betrayal of Its Own Industry

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Betrayal of Its Own Industry Tom DeWeese My address to the Colorado Independent Cattlemen’s Association I’m not a cattleman and I’m not going to pretend I know everything you are facing. But I do know that the major weapon being used against your industry is the misnamed control devise called Sustainable…