Trump Administration Falls Short on Rules to Ensure Competitive Livestock Markets and Fair Contracts

USDA guts anti-competition rules from Packers and Stockyard act, opening the door for powerful corporate agribusinesses to drive independent livestock producers out of business. Subscribe to WORC's blog! For over two decades, cattle producers across the seven-state WORC region have organized to challenge the unfair, anti-competitive practices of the heavily concentrated meatpacking industry. When there’s no competition in the market, prices paid to producers plummet and livestock producers can’t make…

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