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USDA, DOJ announce registration for Colorado livestock issues workshop

USDA and the Department of Justice Monday announced registration and location details for their Aug. 27 public workshop on competition issues in the livestock industry. It will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, in the main ballroom of the Lory Student Center, 1101 Centre Avenue Mall.

Speakers will include USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, along with Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Christine Varney. The agencies said federal and state officials from Colorado have been invited. There will be public testimony from attendees, and panels featuring ranchers, academics, processors and other industry representatives. Additional details on the schedule and panelists will be provided later.

Attendance at the workshop is free and open to the public, and those with an interest in competition issues are encouraged to attend. Registration is requested and can be handled at http://www.conferences.colostate.edu/LiveStockWorkshop.

USDA and the Department of Justice Monday announced registration and location details for their Aug. 27 public workshop on competition issues in the livestock industry. It will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, in the main ballroom of the Lory Student Center, 1101 Centre Avenue Mall.

Speakers will include USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, along with Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Christine Varney. The agencies said federal and state officials from Colorado have been invited. There will be public testimony from attendees, and panels featuring ranchers, academics, processors and other industry representatives. Additional details on the schedule and panelists will be provided later.

Attendance at the workshop is free and open to the public, and those with an interest in competition issues are encouraged to attend. Registration is requested and can be handled at http://www.conferences.colostate.edu/LiveStockWorkshop.

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