The livestock industry is broken, but there's not much agreement about what exactly is wrong, or how to fix it -- that was the overall theme of a major hearing with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Attorney General Eric Holder in Fort Collins Friday.  Hundreds of ranchers and farmers turned out to put their concerns in front of the administration.

 

Hear more about the proposal to tighten regulation of the meatpacking industry:

Ranchers, Packers Split Over Proposed Rule

 

Find information about the proposed rule change and the Competition in Agriculture workshop series at the Grain Inspectors, Packers & Stockyards Administration homepage