New Mexico Meat Plant Fights to Reopen from COVID Shutdown – DTN Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
The state of New Mexico last week ordered the 14-day closure of Stampede Meat’s Sunland Park meatpacking plant in response to rising COVID-19 cases and now the company is suing. […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Livestock Markets Persist; Fed Says Ag Sector “Under Severe Stress” May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Recent news articles continue to highlight the ripple effects COVID-19 is having on some aspects of the U.S. livestock market.  Meanwhile, the minutes from the Fed’s April meeting noted that, “The agricultural […]

Livestock: COVID-19 Hits Packing Plants – DTN Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Coronavirus cases are increasingly affecting the meatpacking industry as both a beef and pork plant in Iowa were closed this week because of positive cases. Tyson Foods announced a pork […]

Livestock Producers and Industry Divided Over USDA Proposed Rules – DTN Mar 27, 2017

🕔Mar 27, 2017
Major livestock and meatpacker groups on Friday (3/27/2017) called on USDA to withdraw proposed rule changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act.   The extended comment period ended Friday for […]

Livestock: Nebraska May Remove Ban on Packers Owning Hogs – DTN Feb 17, 2015

🕔Feb 17, 2015
Nebraska is considered the nation’s top red-meat producing state, but it’s also one of the final bastions of major livestock production where meatpacking companies aren’t allowed to own livestock. A […]

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