Local

Cattlemen’s Association Concerned Over Northern Beef Packers Bankruptcy

News reports out that Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen have filed for chapter 11 bankrutpcy has the state’s cattle groups concerned and disappointed.  South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Vice President Todd Wilkinson says they were hoping Northern Beef could have ironed out their problems and kept going to allow for marketing of South Dakota beef.

Wilkinson says because Northern has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy leaves a small glimmer of hope that some reorganization may happen and lead to purchase by another processor in the future..

Wilkinson says with Northern Beef going bankrupt leaves many questions and problems for the state’s certified beef program going forward.

Northern Beef Packing officials have been unavailable for comment.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

AP625083370238_6

A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot,…

in Agriculture

Study Shows No COOL Damage

COOL

Thursday, National Farmers Union released a new study conducted by Auburn University economist Dr. Robert Taylor that showed no real…

in Agriculture

Raw Milk Bill to Move Soon in SD

Lucas Lentsch

South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch says a bill that originated in his agency on raw milk sales could…

in Agriculture

Committee Hearing on WOTUS

Capitol 2014 2

Senate and House committees have scheduled a joint February 4 hearing on EPA’s proposed Clean Water Act rule. Nebraska Farm…

in Agriculture

Noem: TPA Needs More Votes to Pass

Kristi Noem 20513

In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of opening up new trade markets as…