Beef cattle farming is Tennessee’s top agricultural commodity. Some producers provide a valuable service by running “stocker” or “backgrounding” operations.
USDA's analysis of costs and benefits of Packers and Stockyards rule.
Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer. 2012.
MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(2). January 13, 2012.
Economic Impacts of Hardin County Stockyard.
Menard, R. J., B. C. English, K. L. Jensen, and D. McLemore. 2008.
AIM-AG Report to Southwest Tennessee Development District. September 2008.