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Economy / Meat Prices #83861

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1983
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(Studio) Weather's impact on meat prices explained.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Dakota City, Nebraska) Cattle's inability to survive severe mud situation examined; films shown. [RANCHER - notes pneumonia among herd.] [Walter BEERMANN, Jim WALSH - feel frustrated over inability to help animals.] Calf losses noted. [Wahoo By-Products Company spokesperson Frank SWENDORSKI - notes influx of calf carcasses.] Impact of heavy cattle losses on meat prices and packing house employment noted. [Iowa Beef Processors spokesperson Charles HARNESS - discusses impact on industry in general.] Meat prices since January outlined. Impact of saturated ground on grain farmers noted.
REPORTER: Chris Bury

Brinkley, David;
Bury, Chris

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