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Tyson’s recognition that its market power is being bled away by some of its biggest customers came just before it went on trial for alleged price fixing.

Hand Hewn Farm's whole hog butchering workshops draw in people from across the country to their small farm and shop in Tuscarawas County.

Limited processing infrastructure is one of the big challenges for the meat industry in Ohio. That’s what some in the food industry are hoping to help address with a U.S. Department of Agriculture Local Foods Promotion Project on mobile meat slaughter in Ohio and central Appalachia.

For all the talk about the lack of processing capacity for small farms, one would think that a turnkey USDA plant would be an easy sell. The fact that it’s still sitting on the market is a sign of the industry’s broader issues: the labyrinth of confusing federal regulations, the difficulty in running a customer-facing business and the struggle to keep skilled workers.

Alan Guebert explains what needs to be done to level the playing field in the agriculture industry in terms of crops, chemicals, seeds and meat.

Logan Rohr, a farmer in Wooster, Ohio, founded Honeytown Meats to make his farm's meat more accessible and keep some of it closer to home through online sales. The Rohr family also recently bought 3-D Meats, a custom processor and retail store in Dalton. Now, they’ve got the whole supply chain pretty much covered — from raising the livestock to sending the meat home with customers.

Meat processors learned a lot last year when they were forced to adapt during the pandemic. Those adaptations continue to help them avoid meat shortages.

Farm groups have joined voices to call on the USDA, Congress and the Department of Justice to ensure a more financially sustainable situation for cattlemen.

JBS USA spent the last six months getting out of trouble with customers and the U.S. government. Alan Guebert weighs in on the latest meat-packing scandal.

Wouldn’t it be great if the slaughterhouse could just come to the farm? The possibilities of a mobile slaughter unit are often talked about as...