Month: October 2021

Successful Farming: LAWMAKERS SHRUG AT GRASSLEY CALL FOR LIVESTOCK REFORM

LAWMAKERS SHRUG AT GRASSLEY CALL FOR LIVESTOCK REFORM By Chuck Abbott 10/8/2021 Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley urged reauthorization of mandatory price reporting, telling the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday that it is the ideal vehicle for ensuring cattle producers get a fair price from meatpackers. But few committee members got on board with the idea,…



Omaha World Herald Editorial: Restore fairness and transparency to the cattle market

Editorial: Restore fairness and transparency to the cattle market · Omaha World Herald Editorial staff · 10.3.21 · · Agriculture towers as an economic engine in Nebraska, and cattle production accounts for the largest share of the state‚Äôs ag value. Nebraska is home to more than 20,000 breeding and feeding operations, most family-owned. The health…



Agweek: 2 rulings allow lawsuits challenging beef checkoffs, meatpackers to go on

Howdy, We are now more able to discuss our joint pending price fixing lawsuit against the meatpackers more openly. I am cautiously optimistic about our chances for success. All the best, John K. Hansen, President Nebraska Farmers Union john www.nebraskafarmersunion.org 402-476-8815 Office 402-476-8859 Fax 402-476-8608 Home 402-580-8815 Cell 1305 Plum Street, Lincoln, NE 68502 2…



NBC News: The price of meat is going up. Ranchers and corporations are split on why.

NBC News 10.2.21 The price of meat is going up. Ranchers and corporations are split on why. Fed up with the meatpacking industry, some farmers are opening their own small meat processing plants while the Biden White House works to create new meat regulations Damon Watson on his cattle farm in Council Hill, Okla.Christopher Creese…