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Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately you’ve undoubtedly seen the soaring prices of meat or maybe you’ve seen the limitations being placed on the amount of meat you can purchase.  We’re even hearing about how thousands of pigs rot in compost as the U.S. faces this meat shortage.  So, how can this be?  How can we be facing a meat shortage as producers are facing lower prices and having to destroy their livestock?  Dr. David Anderson, Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist with Texas A&M University joins us to explain the situation.

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Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately you’ve undoubtedly seen the soaring prices of meat or maybe you’ve seen the limitations being placed on the amount of meat you can purchase.  We’re even hearing about how thousands of pigs rot in compost as the U.S. faces this meat shortage.  So, how can this be?  How can we be facing a meat shortage as producers are facing lower prices and having to destroy their livestock?  Dr. David Anderson, Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist with Texas A&M University joins us to explain the situation.

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Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

Higher Meat Prices as Cattle Producers See Lower Prices, Texas A&M’s Dr. David Anderson Tells Us Why [VIDEO]

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately you’ve undoubtedly seen the soaring prices of meat or maybe you’ve seen the limitations being placed on the amount of meat you can purchase.  We’re even hearing about how thousands of pigs rot in compost as the U.S. faces this meat shortage.  So, how can this be?  How can we be facing a meat shortage as producers are facing lower prices and having to destroy their livestock?  Dr. David Anderson, Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist with Texas A&M University joins us to explain the situation.

Politics

Government Should Not Be Spared from the Austerity It Is Inflicting on Society

Government Should Not Be Spared from the Austerity It Is Inflicting on Society

So far millions in the private sector have lost their jobs or have been furloughed—but not many in government have. Many government employees continue to get salaries and benefits despite not working. Their agencies most certainly will not have as much work to do since major portions of the economy are closing down. Many agencies won’t even be needed any longer, but you better believe they will continue to be funded and probably expanded over time. That is outrageous. As we suffer economically, government should not be exempted.

Science & Technology

How Well Can Computers Connect Symptoms To Diseases?

How Well Can Computers Connect Symptoms To Diseases?

A new MIT study finds “health knowledge graphs,” which show relationships between symptoms and diseases and are intended to help with clinical diagnosis, can fall short for certain conditions and patient populations. The results also suggest ways to boost their performance.

Lifestyles

When Sean Speaks, A Message For Everyone On Memorial Weekend [VIDEO]

Earlier this month, we posted a Memorial Day message from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service encouraging everyone to plan while you can and designate a sober ride. That article featured a video about Sean Carter and his journey after sustaining a traumatic brain injury as a result of a drunk driving accident. Sean and his mother, Jenny, from WhenSeanSpeaks.com took time to interview with us and share more of Sean’s story with us. They have taken their message to tens of thousands of young people to help prevent drunk driving and to make people aware of the consequences of their choices. Please take a moment to hear their message.

Down Home Dining

Down Home Dining: Episode 2 – The Backdrop Events

In the second episode of our new series, Down Home Dining, we were in Sealy, TX at The Backdrop Events to sample some Cajun cuisine! The Backdrop Event’s owner, Monique Watkins is not only a great cook but, she can host some out of this world events for you at her location!

Agriculture News & Information

When Sean Speaks, A Message For Everyone On Memorial Weekend [VIDEO]

Earlier this month, we posted a Memorial Day message from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service encouraging everyone to plan while you can and designate a sober ride. That article featured a video about Sean Carter and his journey after sustaining a traumatic brain injury as a result of a drunk driving accident. Sean and his mother, Jenny, from WhenSeanSpeaks.com took time to interview with us and share more of Sean’s story with us. They have taken their message to tens of thousands of young people to help prevent drunk driving and to make people aware of the consequences of their choices. Please take a moment to hear their message.

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