Barn Media 7-21-10: AMI DOESN’T FIND MUCH TO LIKE WITH PROPOSED LIVESTOCK MARKETING RULES | TheFencePost.com

Barn Media 7-21-10: AMI DOESN’T FIND MUCH TO LIKE WITH PROPOSED LIVESTOCK MARKETING RULES

Brian Allmer, Barn Media Podcast Producer

In an interview with DTN – AMI Senior Vice President Mark Dopp said that USDA’s proposed new livestock marketing rules could destroy marketing arrangements that are beneficial to packers and producers alike. Dopp says the new rule – at its core – is not about competition in the packing industry – but about a segment of livestock producers who want to limit the marketing and selling arrangements other producers can use.

In an interview with DTN – AMI Senior Vice President Mark Dopp said that USDA’s proposed new livestock marketing rules could destroy marketing arrangements that are beneficial to packers and producers alike. Dopp says the new rule – at its core – is not about competition in the packing industry – but about a segment of livestock producers who want to limit the marketing and selling arrangements other producers can use.