Ag stats: December 2020 Colorado cattle on feed

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The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1.11 million head as of January 1, 2021. The latest inventory was down 2 percent from December 1, 2020 but up 2 percent from January 1, 2020.

The inventory included 630,000 steers and steer calves, up 8 percent from last year's number. The number of heifers and heifer calves, at 480,000 head, are down 5 percent from a year ago.

Supreme Court to hear challenge to California farmers’ case against government-sanctioned invasion of private property

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by the Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of Cedar Point Nursery and Fowler Packing Company asking it to invalidate a California regulation requiring union employees to enter private property for roughly 360 hours a year.