California's cattle and beef industry at the crossroads
California Agriculture 56(5):152-156. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v056n05p152.
A survey confirms that new technology and consolidation have fundamentally changed the state's important cattle industry.
M.A. Anderson is Graduate Student, UC Davis; S.C. Blank is Cooperative Extension Specialist, U.C. Davis and a member of the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics; T. LaMendola is Director of Economic Research, Western United Dairymen. R.J. Sexton is Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis and Director, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
We gratefully acknowledge the contributions to this project by Larry Forero, Franz Rolofson, Jim Farley, Marc Horney and Glen Nader, UC Cooperative Extension livestock advisors.