Ranchers livestock auctions face headwinds even as price for meat rises | Environment

Ranchers livestock auctions face headwinds even as price for meat rises |  Environment

MADRAS — Inside Jefferson County’s livestock auction house, a crowd of mostly men in work jeans and checkered shirts quietly bid on cattle as an auctioneer asks the crowd to make higher offers. As each cow disappears behind a large wooden door, the auctioneer declares the final winning bid, before another cow is nudged ahead … Read more