Vilsack: More powerful guidelines on the way for reasonable perform in livestock advertising and marketing

The USDA will suggest 3 guidelines to give cattle, hog, and poultry producers much more leverage in dealing with meat processors in an significantly concentrated business, explained Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The initiatives would make it less complicated for a producer to confirm unfair treatment method by a processor and would compose a new regulation on use of so-called match methods by processors to ascertain pay for poultry farmers.

“The pandemic and other recent occasions have revealed how concentration can acquire a agonizing toll on unbiased farmers and ranchers although exposing functioning household buyers to bigger price ranges and

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