Greg HendersonEditorial Director

Greg Henderson assumed the leadership of Beef Today in August 2013. Previously, he was the long-time Drovers/CattleNetwork editor. He writes from Mission, Kan.

Greg Henderson assumed the leadership of Beef Today in August 2013. Previously, he was the long-time Drovers/CattleNetwork editor. He writes from Mission, Kan.

Articles By Greg Henderson

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Jul 06, 2020

Production Disruptions Slow May Exports of Beef, Pork

Production slowdowns at American meatpacking facilities caused by the coronavirus pandemic this spring produced declines in exports for both beef and pork during May.

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Jul 02, 2020

How Imports Add Value To American Beef

Understanding U.S. beef import strategy requires an understanding of the U.S. hamburger market. Without imported lean trimmings, for instance, U.S. cow slaughter would need to double to meet demand.

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Jun 30, 2020

Tester, Grassley Promote 50/14 Proposal

Montana Senator John Tester and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley claim American farmers and ranchers face “a grave crisis, and it could hurt every family who buys meat at the grocery store.”

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Jun 18, 2020

Insect Apocalypse

Insects responsible for pollinating human food crops are declining due to modern farming, activists say. Such claims are wrong, says the Genetic Literacy Project, and any insect declines are likely due to urbanization.

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Jun 11, 2020

Tyson Cooperating With DOJ In Broiler Probe

Tyson's cooperation in the DOJ investigation of price fixing and bid rigging in the broiler industry is part of a request for formal leniency under the agency's Corporate Leniency Program.

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Jun 09, 2020

Another Lawsuit Alleges Packer Collusion

The trustee for a bankrupt Chicago grocery co-op now seeks class-action status in a suit claiming the Big 4 packers conspired to manipulate beef prices paid by wholesalers.

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Jun 09, 2020

Livestock Groups Oppose Great American Outdoors Act

As the Senate nears a vote on the Great American Outdoors Act, NCBA and 48 other livestock and natural resource groups oppose the bill because it creates more than $14 billion in new, mandatory spending.

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Jun 08, 2020

Slaughter Rates Higher, Wholesale Prices Lower

Wholesale price declines suggest most packing plants have nearly recovered from the COVID-19 virus shock of a few weeks ago though the backlog of cattle and hogs will persist for a while longer.

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Jun 08, 2020

Three Poultry Execs Plead Not Guilty To Price-Fixing

Three of the four poultry executives indicted by the DOJ have pleaded not guilty and were released on their own recognizance by a federal judge.