Date of this Version
Range Beef Cow Symposium XXIII, December 3-5, 2013, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD.
The current climate in Washington is one where lawmakers have been lurching from one confrontation to another, with seemingly little ability to do much more than kick a problem down the road. This has been underscored by the process which led to the partial government shutdown that lasted for 16 days. As the beef industry looks ahead, some of these lingering Washington issues could well have an impact on the US cattle industry and others.