Nebraska Farm Bureau has offered the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) a series of recommendations to reform the way beef cattle are marketed. 

The underlying concept of Farm Bureau’s suggestions are to create a more transparent and value-based system that would more closely link the prices farmers and ranchers receive for their cattle to the value of beef products sold at the wholesale and retail levels. 

Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson last week shared the recommendations with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

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