How Rural America is STOLEN!!

The big meat packers are trying to control the meat industry and causing Rural America to go out of business! Here is how it is happening! See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9SOZUq0iRU



R-CALF – Bird Flu Times Concentration

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America "Fighting for the Independent U.S. Cattle Producer" For Immediate Release April 10, 2024   R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa View and share this week’s update on Facebook here Twitter here or view the web version here. Please find below R-CALF USA’s weekly opinion/commentary that discusses what is…



Barons Update: Hog Barons Respond

Hey, it’s Austin. I got a response from one of the barons. Jeff and Deb Hansen – my Hog Barons – just wrote an editorial in the Des Moines Register in response to my book. Believe it or not, they argued that the excessive amounts of hog manure produced by their industrial facilities has “societal…



EID Tags: Disease Control or Rancher Control?

March 28,2024 Gilles Stockton, Montana Rancher Cattlemen suspect that the mandate for electronic tags (EID) on cattle moving interstate is not really about veterinary surveillance even though the rule comes out of APHIS, the veterinary division of USDA. The USDA announcement talks about the need to rapidly traceback the movement of cows with disease, yet…



27 March, 2024 10:05

Standing Up for Kentucky’s Family-Owned Meat and Poultry Processors Commissioner Shell, Attorney General Coleman condemn policy, legality of EPA proposal PUBLISHED ON March 26, 2024 Agriculture Commissioner Jonathan Shell and Attorney General Russell Coleman are opposing a new Biden Administration proposal that targets Kentucky’s meat and poultry processing industry. (Kyle Mackie, Unsplash) FRANKFORT, Ky. —…



OPINION: Cattle ranchers being seared by meatpacking industry in beef checkoff program

OPINION: Cattle ranchers being seared by meatpacking industry in beef checkoff program By Cash Carruth / Bloomfield resident Mar 25, 2024 Updated 2 hrs ago A pen of Hereford heifers on a ranch near Stanley in May 2020. Some cattle ranchers are raising dust over the federal government’s dollar-per-head beef checkoff system, which they say…



Family Dollar stores are closing. These city officials are happy about it

Family Dollar stores are closing. These city officials are happy about it By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Updated 4:49 PM EDT, Fri March 15, 2024 Family Dollar will close nearly 1,000 stores in the coming years. Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty Images New York CNN — When Vanessa Hall-Harper, a city councilor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, learned this week that…



R-CALF USA Praises Senate Reversal of USDA Paraguayan Beef Import Rule

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America Fighting for the Independent U.S. Cattle Producer     By: R-CALF USA Marketing Director Jaiden Moreland Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa View and share this news release on Facebook here or view the web version here.   R-CALF USA Praises Senate Reversal of USDA Paraguayan Beef…



Bayer Eliminates Nearly Half of Its Executive Positions in Major Overhaul

Bayer Eliminates Nearly Half of Its Executive Positions in Major Overhaul Published: Mar 21, 2024 By Tristan Manalac Pictured: Bayer’s building in Germany/iStock, Elenasfotos Bayer Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced sweeping changes to its leadership structure, including a new unit, role changes and a more streamlined masthead. The pharma’s executive roster will now have only eight…



Austin Frerick on the Robber Barons of Today’s Food Industries

In this week’s Down to Earth episode, hear from Austin Frerick, author of Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Indsutry, about his experience seeing his home state of Iowa go from a world of farms to hollowed out rural communities due to monopolistic corporations and his solutions to these problems. New Down…