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Pikes Peak Cattlemen's Association 3-2-19

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Pikes Peak Cattlemen's Association 3-2-19

  1. 1. Pikes Peak Cattlemen’s Association March 2, 2019 Pikes Peak from Chico Basin Ranch By Duke Phillips
  2. 2. Photograph from the book, Great Ranches of the West ©2007 Jim Keen, All Rights Reserved Read a sample chapter and order the book at www.greatranchesofthewest.com – 800-363-5336 2
  3. 3. Photograph from the book, Great Ranches of the West ©2007 Jim Keen, All Rights Reserved Read a sample chapter and order the book at www.greatranchesofthewest.com – 800-363-5336 The National Security issue no one is talking about! 3
  4. 4. 4 Without markets, we lose our land. Without markets, we lose our land stewards and husbandmen. Without markets, we lose our freedom!
  5. 5. So this is where you grew up... What happened Grandpa? The U.S. has lost nearly half of it’s ranchers, over 90% of it’s hog farmers and over 80% of it’s dairymen in the last 35 years. 5 "What we support prospers, what we feed grows." MikeCallicrate.com
  6. 6. Why farmers only get 7.8 cents of every dollar Americans spend on food By Caitlin Dewey, Washington Post
  7. 7. The big packers are driving the getaway car. Partners in Crime The big retailers are robbing the bank.
  8. 8. *All Fresh Choice Beef – USDA-ERS Data 35.0% 40.0% 45.0% 50.0% 55.0% 60.0% 65.0% 70.0% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1950 1975 1995 Farm share of the consumer retail beef dollar 2017 Rancher’s have lost around 30% of their share of the retail beef dollar, amounting to over $1,000 per head in lost income.
  9. 9. *All Fresh Choice Beef – USDA-ERS Data 35.0% 40.0% 45.0% 50.0% 55.0% 60.0% 65.0% 70.0% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1950 1975 1995 Farm share of the consumer retail beef dollar 2017 Rancher’s have lost around 30% of their share of the retail beef dollar, amounting to over $1,000 per head in lost income. It’s called STEALING!
  10. 10. 10 Multinational corporations hide behind the Zombie brands of once independently owned, popular niche brand companies
  11. 11. 11 General Mills paid $100 million for Epic. Like Coleman Natural Beef and Niman Pork, another private brand with integrity and good mission is gone!
  12. 12. Middlemen: “Drones of the national beehive.” “They live and are dependent upon the honey that others collect. Like the unemployed, they are supported at the cost of the nation.” - Vincent C. Vickers, Governor of the Bank of England in 1910
  13. 13. *Canadian data Powerful farm input suppliers continue to increase their share of farm income.
  14. 14. "What we support prospers, what we feed grows." MikeCallicrate.com 15 Last 5 years average pre-tax ROE based on SEC reports: Tyson 30.7% ROE Monsanto 39.8% ROE Bayer AG 21.8% ROE Deere & Co. 32.7% ROE 1996 to 2016 farm income according to ERS/USDA: The farmers ROE was negative 6.9% Return on Equity (ROE)
  15. 15. 16 “THE HUSBANDMAN THAT LABORETH MUST BE THE FIRST PARTAKER OF THE FRUITS.” - SAINT PAUL UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
  16. 16. 17 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Not a single USDA employee knew where the St. Paul quote was inscribed on the building.
  17. 17. Emptiness: A picture of big meat packer retaliation – Why cattle feeders won’t speak out against meat packer abuses… Callicrate Cattle Co., 1999 18"What we support prospers, what we feed grows." - MikeCallicrate.com Callicrate feed yard closed in 1999 when the meat packers refused to buy the cattle.
  18. 18. The fight for producer protections continues after USDA Ag Secretary, Sonny Perdue, caves to corporate interests, vacating century old anti-trust law. November 29, 2018
  19. 19. An American Crime Family
  20. 20. In 2017 Brazilian owned, and Greeley CO based JBS, bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market … A Brazilian Crime Family … and then hired the USDA Administrator that allowed it into the U.S.
  21. 21. “We have more to fear from USDA than any foreign power.” - Allan Savory, January 2018
  22. 22. December 24, 2013 – The dirt cloud extended from Colorado Springs to the Colorado/Kansas border north of Lamar. It was over a mile high (12,500 ft. above sea level), 4 miles across, moving south at 50 mph – See The Dust Bowl “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  23. 23. Much of Eastern Colorado’s top soil is already gone.
  24. 24. 25 Meathooked & End of Water Mike Callicrate asks, “Are we going to be so foolish as to let this precious resource run out?”
  25. 25. "What we support prospers, what we feed grows." MikeCallicrate.com 26 Brought to you by Sysco and JBS
  26. 26. "What we support prospers, what we feed grows." MikeCallicrate.com 27 Brought to you by Sysco and JBS “Aspen Ridge Beef” is a JBS brand
  27. 27. October 4, 2018 - 6.9 million pounds of beef recalled after 57 sickened from possible antibiotic resistant salmonella contamination December 4, 2018 - 5 million pounds of beef recalled possible antibiotic resistant salmonella contamination
  28. 28. US Government Says 'Pink Slime' Can Now Be Called Ground Beef February 15, 2019
  29. 29. US Government Says 'Pink Slime' Can Now Be Called Ground Beef February 15, 2019 Anhydrous ammonia is not food!
  30. 30. Big meat packers steal from ranchers - invest in fake meat. Tyson Foods Invests in Cultured Meat with Stake in Memphis Meats
  31. 31. Market predators, in partnership with the Beef Checkoff, have stolen the word “Sustainable” and now plan to dictate to sustainable ranchers how to operate.
  32. 32. Grazing livestock are the solution to desertification and carbon sequestration, not the problem.
  33. 33. HC – High Density Continuous Grazing LC – Low Density Continuous Grazing AMP – Adaptive Multi-Paddock Grazing
  34. 34. "What we support prospers, what we feed grows." - MikeCallicrate.com 36
  35. 35. How to build beef demand …

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