Marty Smith, NCBA President, discusses the need for more packing capacity to increase competition in our cattle markets so small and mid-sized feeders will be able to make a profit.
VIDEO: NCBA Policy Division Chair, Todd Wilkinson, discusses why breaking up the packers won’t solve issue; instead, more processing facilities are needed
Todd Wilkinson, NCBA Policy Chairman, SDCA Past President, talks about the need for increased shackle space within our beef processing sector. More regional packing capacity would increase negotiating power, and in turn bring competition back to our markets.
NCBA’s thoughts on beef labeling, the pork industry faces 2 million hogs backed up at the producer level, and boxed beef sees little change.
President Trump comments on imported cattle, NCBA & USCA respond to President Trump’s press conference, and boxed beef continues to decrease.
NCBA looks for other solutions, Tyson cuts retail beef prices, and boxed beef prices decline.