The U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) dispute heads back to the World Trade Organization next month. Canada and Mexico are seeking more than $3 billion in retaliatory tariffs against a wide range of U.S. exports. The U.S. claims those figures are overblown.
This month’s web-based video podcasts, now available at beefmagazine.com and beefroundtable.com, features a look at the controversy surrounding the Waters of the U.S. rule with Steve Foglesong, past NCBA president, and Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Trich is a silent thief—silent, that is, until a rancher with a herd chronically infected with trich realizes just how much money could have been pocketed if the herd was clean. Here’s a look at the numbers.