November 23, 2010

Update: Producers Doing Business With Eastern Livestock

Missouri livestock producers doing business with Eastern Livestock Commission Company (ELCC), one of the largest buyers of feeder cattle in the U.S., are encouraged to review financial statements for recent transactions.

The USDA is working with producers, buyers and others involved with ELCC to manage the impacts of incomplete transactions over the past few weeks.

More information is available in the following news releases:

USDA Announces Latest Actions in the Eastern Livestock Company Failure

Bond Information for Producers Who Sold Livestock to Eastern Livestock Company, LLC

The Missouri Department of Agriculture will post additional information as it becomes available.

This information was originally posted on November 10, 2010, and updated on November 23, 2010.