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Jul 2, 2020

Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling.  Packer investigations and litigation.  Trade.  Slaughter regulations. 

These are just some of the topics related to the beef industry that have been in the news recently.  I went to some of the leading experts in the country to talk us through these issues to help understand what has been going on and the economics and law behind these issues.

Contact info for Dr. David Anderson


(Phone) (979) 845-4351

(Twitter) @LivestockEcon

Contact info for Dr. Justin Benavidez



(Twitter) @amarilloagecon

(Facebook) @Amarillo AgEcon

Contact info for Beth Rumley


(National Ag Law Center Website) 

(National Ag Law Center Twitter)  @nataglaw

Links to Topics Mentioned on the Show

NDSU, TAMU, WVU podcast series on beef industry topics

TAMU Center for North American Studies website

Dr. Justin Benavidez Amarillo Ag Econ blog

National Agricultural Law Center website 

National Agricultural Law Center reading rooms

National Agricultural Law Center meat processing laws in the US


Tiffany Lashmet is a partner of the National Agricultural Law Center ( at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, which serves as the nation’s leading source of agricultural and food law research and information. This material is provided as part of that partnership and is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.