COVID-19 Livestock Industry News

Meat Institute: OSHA COVID-19 Citations are Confusing and Revisionist

Washington Post Misses Real Story on OSHA Citations WASHINGTON, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today said the Washington Post missed the real story regarding confusing and revisionist Occupational and Safety Health Administration’s (OSHA) citations of two meat packing companies related to COVID-19: Kim Kindy of the Washington Post has written a story critical of…

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Keeping Employees Healthy During the Pandemic

by Terri Queck-Matzie COVID-19 has changed many things, even at the feedyard. But one thing remains a constant: “Our first and foremost responsibility is the daily care and feeding of these animals,” says Keith Bryant, manager of Reeve Cattle Company and Reeve Agri-Energy. To do that, he must first keep his employees safe and healthy.…

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Crisis Leadership—Capturing Your “Lessons Learned”

By: Don Tyler is Owner of Tyler & Associates (www.dontyler.com) and has been an Executive and Management Coach for Ag Clients for over 25 years.  He can be reached at 765-490-0353 or don@dontyler.com You’ve led and managed your business through uncharted waters for the last several months.  It is time to take a few minutes…

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Crisis Leadership—Do a Status Review

By: Don Tyler is Owner of Tyler & Associates (www.dontyler.com) and has been an Executive and Management Coach for Ag Clients for over 25 years.  He can be reached at 765-490-0353 or don@dontyler.com Perhaps it seems the current crisis has started to wane for you, or maybe it’s still at its peak.  Regardless of your…

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KLA Sends Letter To USDA Requesting CFAP Deficiencies Be Addressed

Courtesy of kla.org KLA Chief Executive Officer Matt Teagarden sent a letter yesterday to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging USDA to address the deficiencies in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The letter highlighted that prior to passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, KLA and NCBA had worked to ensure…

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