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Cattle Ranchers / The Price Dilemma #166204

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Brewster, Nebraska: Erin Hayes) The tough financial times for cattle ranchers at a time when meat processing companies are pulling in huge profits featured; scenes shown from cattle country in Brewster, Nebraska. [Ranchers Fred REGIER, Roy SPENCER, Nebraska Cattlemen's Association Mike FITZGERALD; at Nebraska cafe, RANCHER - talk about the cattle business.] The dominance of the industry by three companies, Excel, IBP and Monfort, the second of which is being sued by the Agriculture Department for unfair pricing practices noted. [Agriculture Secretary Dan GLICKMAN, American Meat Institute Patrick BOYLE - talk about the meat packing business.]

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter

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