Category Archives: Food Production

Dysfunction in Congress keeps hurting American ranchers

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds for Northern Ag Net OPINION: FEDS CONTINUE TO MISS THE MARK ON LIVESTOCK POLICY I read a quote from my local sale barn operator Bryan Hanson,…

Western leaders looking into Brazilian acquisition of Colorado lamb processing facility

By Colter Brown, Northern Ag Network LAWMAKERS WANT INVESTIGATION OF LAMB PROCESSING PLANT ACQUISITION BY JBS At the 11th hour Senators and Representatives from Western States are calling on the Department…

“Big 4” beef packing firms subpoenaed in antitrust investigation

by Greg Henderson Drovers DOJ Subpoenas Big 4 Beef Packers The Department of Justice has formally demanded information from America’s Big 4 U.S. beef packers regarding potential antitrust violations, Bloomberg…

With abundance of domestic cattle, President Trump suggests ending imports

Colter Brown for Northern Ag Net President Trump suggests terminating cattle imports At the announcement of the details of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program on Tuesday morning, President Trump…

Meat Processing Plant Closures Prove the PRIME Act is Needed, Now More Than Ever

The PRIME Act or Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act, would giving small-scale farms and ranchers better access to slaughtering facilities by authorizing the sale of locally-slaughtered meat to…

Shad Sullivan: We are being forced to dump your food supply

Food producers across the country, from vegetable farmers to cattle ranchers, are being forced to destroy crops and animals on an unimaginable scale. This is not the result of the…

California sues Trump Administration over rule changes that would save agriculture in the state

Sacramento Bee California: President Trump Signed Order Allowing Water to Flow to Farmers Instead of the Pacific Ocean. Governor Newsom Sues Trump. California sued the Trump administration on Thursday to…

The Year of Fake Meat and Fake Beef Industry CEOs

Fake Out By Lee Pitts, RANGE magazine It seems like everything is fake these days: fake news, fake ice cream, fake money, fake teeth, fake knees, fake hips and fake…

Vegan-inspired “Rancher Advocacy Program” aims to put beef producers out of business

Greg Henderson Drovers Ranchers Beware of Rancher Advocacy Program I’m not ashamed to say I had beef for dinner. Most of you reading this were raised the same as me…

Why are big beef executives getting on the Fake Meat bandwagon?

Fake Out by Lee Pitts It seems like everything is fake these days: fake news, fake ice cream, fake money, fake teeth, fake knees, fake hips and fake identities. Bald…