'Territory we've never seen before:' Meat prices skyrocket amid labor shortage

‘Territory we’ve never seen before:’ Meat prices skyrocket amid labor shortage

MADISON, Wis. — Paul Markhardt can show you the largely empty freezers at his Verona workplace. The president of Harold Gabbei Wholesale Meats, Markhardt recalls running out of space in the freezers he now worries about not filling. The problem, according to Markhardt, is the labor shortage we face. “There’s plenty of cattle in the United States to go around, … Continue reading ‘Territory we’ve never seen before:’ Meat prices skyrocket amid labor shortage