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As Meat And Dairy Prices Climb, Cattle Production Goes Into High Gear04:23

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We’ve all heard of the Western gold rush, well how about the Northwest cattle rush? Farmers there are taking advantage of record-high prices worldwide for dairy and beef.

On the front lines of this Northwest herd expansion is your friendly artificial insemination technician. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Anna King reports.


  • Anna King, Richland, Wash., correspondent for KPLU and Northwest News Network.

This segment aired on May 19, 2014.

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