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The Holcomb, Kansas, packing plant fire has certainly been a black swan event – rare, unpredictable and has had dramatic effects on the cattle industry.

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The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International (SGBI) are collaborating to provide the beef industry with a unique blend of maternal traits, adaptability, growth and marbling – all packaged with a heat-tolerant, red hide – into a new program for the commercial beef producer called American Red.

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Tyson Foods announced that the Finney County, Kansas, plant, shut down in August due to a fire, will be reopening by the end of January 2020. 

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Five directors were re-elected to the 2019-20 American Angus Association board of directors, as well as a president and chairman, and a vice president and vice chairman of the board, during the 136th Annual Convention of Delegates hosted at the 2019 Angus Convention in Reno, Nevada.

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Boxed beef prices increased about 10% over the month of October into early November. This increase was significantly higher than the normal seasonal bump of less than 2% from October to November.

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South Dakota senators introduce meat labeling bill

Sens. John Thune (R-South Dakota) and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced the U.S. Beef Integrity Act on Oct. 30, a bill that would ensure the “Product of the USA” label only goes to beef and beef products exclusively derived from one or more animals born, raised and slaughtered in the U.S.

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