Cattle producers plan for processing disruptions

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated January 17 2022 - 2:11am, first published 1:30am
DELIVERED: There are no reports yet of cattle trucks being turned around, as processing capacity shrinks even further due to COVID cases among staff. But producers are planning for ongoing disruptions. IMAGE: NTCA

REDUCED processing capacity as the spread of Omicron keeps meat workers at home is not yet creating big headaches on farm but some producers are putting in place contingency plans.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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