Wyoming ranchers face challenges to compete with corporate Ag.


Jason Burger, KULR (MT)  

Apr 26, 2021


TEN SLEEP, Wyo. - Down in Wyoming, a small town ranching family spoke with us about the challenges of making a living and competing with corporate agriculture companies. It's a task that's even harder during a pandemic.


R.C. and Annia Carter are fourth generation cattle ranchers who live in the small town of Ten Sleep, Wyoming.


They showed us around their ranch Monday and described how it's getting harder for private ranchers, like them, to make a living.


They say big companies like Tyson, JBS and Cargill control about 85% of cattle processing, which drives down cattle prices.


So, the couple started trying new ways to sell their beef and even showed up to restaurants, knocking on their doors...


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