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Nebraska Ranchers Planning to Open Their Own Beef Processing Plant

Cattle gather for a drink on a ranch in Nebraska. (Photo: Grant Gerlock / Harvest Public Media)

Ranchers in Nebraska want to rebel against the “Big Four” meat packing companies by building their own beef processing plant. They see a chance at a transformation for themselves, for the industry and for the faltering economy of western Nebraska. Harvest Public Media’s Elizabeth Rembert has more.

Harvest Public Media is a collaboration among Kansas Public Radio and other public broadcasters in the Plains and Midwest covering agriculture and rural issues.

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