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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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Gov. Greg Abbott Resists Calls for Statewide Shelter-in-Place; Moves to Expand Hospital Capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott Resists Calls for Statewide Shelter-in-Place; Moves to Expand Hospital Capacity

In an effort to free up hospital beds in anticipation of an influx of patients sick with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, Abbott ordered health care professionals to postpone “all surgeries that are not medically necessary” and suspended regulations to allow hospitals to treat more than one patient in a room.

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