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Where's the market?

June 23, 1986

Part 2 of a three-issue series on agriculture. From roughly 1970 through 1985, the beef industry put money and research into improving productivity instead of learning the marketing techniques that would have addressed America's changing eating habits -- and now it's in trouble.

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Ranchers ask: Where's the market?
From roughly 1970 through 1985, the beef industry put money and research into improving productivity instead of learning the marketing techniques that would have addressed America's changing eating habits -- and now it's in trouble.

Essays

Get the public off the public lands
Back in 1986, as environmentalists rallied to push ranchers off public land, nobody could have predicted how the issue would finally be resolved. A new movement was born: the most powerful and sweeping ever seen in natural resource management. It was born with the battle cry: "Get the public off public lands."

News

Bison versus lawns on Yellowston's edge
When 64-year-old Donna Spainhower of West Yellowstone, Mont., began feeding a wayward buffalo that wandered out of Yellowstone Park last October, she may have become the only American with a pet buffalo.