Is the Tyson Pasco Plant Viable with New MCOOL Rules - Kevin Grier

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The battle of the new MCOOL rules continue to raise concerns on both sides of the border.  Groups like NCBA, AMI, CCA and more are battling the US Government in its quest to make MCOOL a long term reality.  Obviously with the US government shut down the last two weeks, nothing is happening.  MCOOL seems to be the least of the US governments issues right now.

One of the questions many Northwestern US cattleman and Canadian feedyard owners are asking is, “will the Tyson Pasco plant be able stay open?”  Recently the plant announced that it will no longer slaughter cattle born and raised in Canada.

Kevin Grier, George Morris Center has some feelings about the situation and he shared them with Shaun Haney.  Enjoy the interview and let us know if you have any feelings on MCOOL and how it is impacting your cattle operation whether you are American or Canadian.

If you cannot here the audio interview, CLICK HERE

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