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Livestock industry debates antitrust issues

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Meatpackers, feeders and hundreds of ranchers from around the country are attending a workshop Friday on proposed federal rules that would place the sharpest limits on meat companies since the Great Depression. Attorney General Eric Holder and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are also attending the daylong workshop at Colorado State… Continue Reading Livestock industry debates antitrust issues

During 2008, Colorado was the No. 1 supplier of beef and beef variety meats to Canada, the No. 2 supplier to Japan and Mexico and the No. 1 supplier of fresh chilled beef to Korea. For the first time, beef exports from Colorado exceed levels reached prior to the closure of most major  U.S. beef markets during… Continue Reading Colorado beef: It’s what’s for dinner–internationally

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