Packers can’t keep up to U.S. cattle herd expansion

The Western Producer, Feb. 9th, 2017 by Barbara Duckworth
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. cattle herd has grown to 93.6 million head, but in many regions that expansion actually replaces animals that were culled because of catastrophic drought. “In th…

Ireland braces for loss of markets, subsidies

The Western Producer, Feb. 9th, 2017 by Barbara Duckworth
CAMROSE, Alta. — As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, Ireland watches the process with trepidation. Ireland is an exporting nation where half of its business is conduct…