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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Beef and Cattle Ranchers

The past several months have been dominated by food supply chain bottlenecks and challenges unlike anything the agriculture sector had experienced before. Factors directly impacting American ranchers in 2020 include:

  • An abrupt shift in consumer demand;
  • Slaughterhouse and meat packing plant closures;
  • Halts in global trade; and
  • Commodity price volatility.

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Animal agriculture – the beef industry in particular – continues to be the target of criticism regarding sustainability.

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When it comes to selling cattle in a normal year, it’s good to have a marketing plan. In a year when there is a global pandemic, it’s a must.

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The spread of, and uncertainty associated with, COVID-19 has impacted nearly every sector of the American workforce.

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The impact of coronavirus on the beef industry was unforeseen and profound. One of the many lesser-considered side effects is how veterinary medicine is practiced in a continually changing landscape.

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When faced with a pandemic in the feedlot sector, we are forced to turn to utilizing feedstuffs that are available.

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