[Surfside] For those concerned with high beef prices,
relief is on the way
roman at waldenweb.com
Wed Dec 24 04:03:09 GMT 2003
"Cattle farmers are facing a unique opportunity – record high prices.
"From October through December, beef prices for farmers are generally
low, according to Joanna Coles, Warren County Extension agent for
Agriculture and Natural Resources. But not this year, and the
opportunity does not appear to be going away."
"Today we received word from USDA's National Veterinary Services
Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, that a single Holstein cow from Washington
State has tested as presumptive positive for BSE, or what is widely
known as Mad Cow Disease."
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