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Get the latest news updates, press releases and other resources to help members of the beef industry deal with the impact of COVID-19. Email additional news and resources to .

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Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 31, pouring $2 trillion into the economy and aid for those affected by COVID-19. Although some lawmakers balked at the hefty price tag, there was strong bipartisan support for the bill.

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Tyson Foods announced on March 31 that it will pay out approximately $60 million in bonuses to front-line workers and truckers as “a ‘thank you’ for feeding the nation during [the] COVID-19 pandemic.”

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In a 13-minute video to members of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) on Monday, CEO Colin Woodall outlined the steps the association has taken in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and its aftershocks in beef production.

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Economists often say that market prices are determined by demand and supply. What they really mean is more correctly stated as “market prices are determined by expectations of demand and supply.” Under more stable and normal circumstances, this distinction is not particularly significant.

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