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Duvall: Serious Concerns About Potential Market Manipulation

News / In The News May 9, 2020

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall says farmers have serious concerns about potential market manipulation of meat prices.

Duvall was in Des Moines, IA for a roundtable discussion with Vice President Mike Pence and meat packing and grocery store chain leaders. Duvall said ranchers are “frustrated by this disparity between the rock-bottom prices that we’re receiving and some of the sky-high wholesale prices that we’re seeing being charged.”

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