In a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the state attorneys general noted that the four largest beef processors control 80 percent of the industry
Even with beef plants staying open, reduced capacity means Colorado ranchers feel the coronavirus pinchBy Jesse Paul Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Meatpackers welcome Trump’s order that they stay open while others — including Colorado’s governor — question the coronavirus risksBy The Associated Press News Primary category in which blog post is published
Union demands better conditions at Greeley beef plant as coronavirus outbreak worsens, draws White House’s attentionBy Jesse Paul Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Health officials investigate beef plant in Greeley after 30-plus employees test positive for coronavirusBy The Associated Press Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Schools, other public institutions are buying locally sourced food spurred by policy, values. But labor, distribution and other issues are unresolved.
University of Colorado's annual economic report is optimistic for agriculture (except for small farmers), bearish on construction (but there’s lots of ongoing activity) and more.
FoodMaven is part of a movement to find buyers for $3.50/lb. New York strips, “ugly” fruit and local produce in order to cut into America's food waste problem.
Colorado ranchers have beef with lab-grown and plant-based “meat” — and they want well-done labeling
Cattle and bison ranchers are looking for help to let consumers know where the food in their package came from, including whether it originated in a petri dish or another country
Colorado’s not a big soybean state but indirect impact of trade wars has hit agriculture exports, which are down 15% this year
The trade war with China had little to do with South Korea’s rise but future trade could impact Colorado’s beef industry