Article: AgweekTV Full Show: The cattle market, a treasure trove, crops deteriorate and weed and pest control

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AgweekTV Full Show: The cattle market, a treasure trove, crops deteriorate and weed and pest control

AgweekTV, 26 June 2021

Coming up on AgweekTV we will discuss the ag committee holding a hearing on the possible manipulation and anti-competitive practices in the cattle market. We’ll visit an old dairy farm that converts to a treasure trove once a year. We will see crops continue to deteriorate in the region except for Nebraska. Finally, we will discuss the drought and heat making weed and pest control a real challenge this season.

THE SENATE AG COMMITTEE HOLDS A HEARING ON POSSIBLE MANIPULATION AND ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN THE CATTLE MARKET. ONCE YEAR THIS OLD DAIRY FARM CONVERTS TO A TREASURE TROVE, ATTRACTING JUNK LOVERS FROM FAR AND WIDE. Crops continue to deteriorate in the region except for Nebraska. Continue reading “Article: AgweekTV Full Show: The cattle market, a treasure trove, crops deteriorate and weed and pest control”

Article: SD cattle producer asks U.S. senators for ‘level playing field’ in testimony

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SD cattle producer asks U.S. senators for ‘level playing field’ in testimony

Carter Woodiel, 24 June 2021

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Senate Ag Committee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the issue of cattle market manipulation and anti-competitive practices by the meat packers.

South Dakota Senator John Thune was among those chairing the meeting and hearing input from witnesses – including Justin Tupper – cattle producer and manager of St Onge Livestock Auction.

Tupper testified there is a crisis in rural America. Continue reading “Article: SD cattle producer asks U.S. senators for ‘level playing field’ in testimony”