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Biden administration narrows ag concentration focus

In the first of three rulemakings to update changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act, USDA proposed a rule May 26 to protect poultry growers from being mistreated by poultry processors. The rule was announced as part of a broader strategy by the Biden administration to address concentration in the meat industry as well as agricultural markets in general. 

“For too long, farmers and ranchers have seen the value and the opportunities they work so hard to create move away from the rural communities where they live and…

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