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Agricultural marketing report volume AMR 10-04
11) Beef stolen-off
As the food columnist for The Ranchero Globe, Jordan McAllister catches the eye of cattle baron Lucas Santana, who invites her to the Cattleman's Ball, hoping a positive review from the ball might boost the county's sagging beef sales. To ensure Jordan enjoys herself, Santana sets her up with a prime cowboy companion for the event-Rusty Morales. Jordan's delighted to go with him and two-step the night away. But instead, she winds up in the emergency...
"Cattle Beet Capital explores the economic, cultural, and environmental processes and contingencies that shaped the evolution of industrial agriculture in northern Colorado"-- "In 1870 several hundred settlers arrived at a patch of land at the confluence of the South Platte and Cache la Poudre Rivers in Colorado territory. Their planned agricultural community, which they named Greeley, was centered around small landholdings, shared irrigation, and...