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Responding to Demand Shocks in Beef Production

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the agri-food system has experienced unprecedented demand shocks. Questions and concerns about Canadian food supply chains have been discussed as new food processing plant closures are announced. In this podcast episode we sat down with John Masswohl, member of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, to discuss the challenges present in the beef industry and how ripple effects of this pandemic impact everyone from primary producer through to consumer.

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