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Bipartisan mill aims to increase fairness, add transparency to the cattle market

Tester bill would establish minimums for cattle sales and require clear reporting of contracts


Last updated 2/15/2023 at 10:59am

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester

In his continued push to support Montana cattle producers and add transparency to the cattle market, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., reintroduced his bipartisan Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act, which would establish minimums for negotiated sales and require clear reporting of marketing contracts. The bill is co-led by Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore..

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