Current Progressive Cattleman digital edition

Last week, China announced a retaliatory tariff increase on a revised target list of $60 billion worth of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff hike to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods. 

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Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed the FDA’s action levels.

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Have you ever considered yourself in the real estate business? 

Well, according to Tyler Jacobs with Hall and Hall Partners LLP, a nationwide rural real estate company, you are whether you want to be or not.

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If you work on a ranch, there's a good chance you have been injured in a ranching accident, according to a recent Progressive Cattleman online poll.

Progressive Cattleman asked, “Have you ever been injured in a ranching accident?”

The majority (61.5 percent) said they have suffered injuries from ranching accidents.

A minority of almost 38.5 percent have managed to, so far, work on the ranch without sustaining any major injuries.  end mark

Have you ever been injured in a ranching accident?

  • Yes: 61.5%

  • No: 38.5%


The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF) organization, along with four cattle-feeding ranchers from Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming, launched a class action lawsuit last week against four major U.S. packing companies: Tyson Foods Inc., Cargill Inc., National Beef Packing Company LLC and the U.S. branch of Brazil-based packer JBS S.A. Together, the four companies control over 80 percent of the market for U.S. fed cattle. 

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