News Releases

September

09/22/2017 Stonnie Sullivan Permanently Barred from Buying and Selling Livestock (PDF; 65KB)
09/18/2017 Costa Live Poultry, Inc. Assessed $11,000 (PDF; 60KB)
09/14/2017 Fedo Garcia and Riata Cattle Company, Inc. Assessed $6,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
09/14/2017 ACI Halal Meat and Farmers Market, Inc. Assessed $1,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
09/11/2017 Coleman Livestock Auction Comm. Co., Inc. Assessed $3,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
09/11/2017 Robb Taylor and Taylor Livestock, LLC Assessed $12,000 (PDF; 61KB)

August

08/30/2017 Schenk Packing Co., Inc. and Steven G. Lenz Assessed $4,175 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
08/25/2017 Interstate Regional Stockyards, Inc. Assessed $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
08/16/2017 Greg Ryken and Stockmen’s Livestock, Inc. Assessed $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
08/16/2017 Patricia Loomis and Mercer Livestock Auction, Inc. Assessed $750 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
08/11/2017 Wali Mayar, d/b/a Stockton Livestock Auction Yards Assessed $4,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
08/11/2017 Ozark Regional Stockyards, Inc. Assessed $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 38KB)
08/11/2017 GIPSA Alleges New Holland Sales Stables, Inc. and David Kolb Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 53KB)
08/11/2017 GIPSA Alleges Michael Louis Fox Violated The Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 51KB)

July

No articles were posted in the month of July.

June

06/12/2017 William “Willie” Hudson Assessed $4,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
06/12/2017 Raywood Livestock Market, Inc. Assessed $1,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
06/12/2017 JJJ Ranch, Inc., and Cesar P. Borges Arroyo Have Been Assessed a $8,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
06/02/2017 ZD Halal Meats, Inc. Assessed $2,400 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)

May

05/25/2017 Gary L. Vance, LLC, d/b/a South Branch Valley Livestock Exchange and Virginia Cattle Co. Assessed $2,750 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
05/25/2017 Madison County Auction, Inc. Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
05/25/2017 GIPSA Alleges Robb Taylor and Taylor Livestock, LLC Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 50KB)
05/22/2017 Zahiba Halal Meats, Inc., Daniel W. Ault, Carrie Ault And Corey Hamilton Assessed $3,750 (PDF; 48KB)
05/17/2017 GIPSA Seeks Comments on U.S. Standards for Beans (PDF; 46KB)
05/17/2017 GIPSA Seeks Comments on U.S. Standards for Lentils (PDF; 46KB)
05/15/2017 Fred Berger, Ltd., d/b/a Berger Cattle Company and Fred J. Berger, d/b/a FT Ranch Assessed a $10,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 50KB)
05/15/2017 Darrell Bouma Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 48KB)
05/10/2017 Concord Fresh Meat Processing Assessed $3,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
05/05/2017 Pecos Valley Dairy Sales, Inc. Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
05/04/2017 Roanoke Stock Yards, Inc. Assessed $675 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
05/04/2017 Justin Larson, d/b/a Larson Livestock Assessed a $1,800 Civil Penalty (PDF; 38KB)

April

04/10/2017 Tyler Gresham Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
04/07/2017 Frey Cattle Company, Inc. and Alan Halfmann and Barbara Frey Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
04/07/2017 Mark Oberly, d/b/a Oberly Brothers Livestock Assessed $800 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
04/07/2017 Bradley S. Beken and Beken Livestock, Inc. Assessed $3,250 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
04/07/2017 Norbest LLC, d/b/a Moroni Feed Company, Assessed $2,500 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)

March

03/30/2017 Pender Livestock, Inc. Assessed $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 42KB)
03/30/2017 Glacial Lakes Livestock, Inc., Jim Jensen, III and Rick Woehlhaff Have Been Assessed a $7,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 44KB)
03/29/2017 Lake Odessa Livestock Auction, Inc. Assessed $36,000 Civil Penalty; La Verne Lettinga Assessed $12,000 Civil Penalty; Paul Lettinga Assessed $6,000 Civil Penalty; Randy Lettinga Assessed $6,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 50KB)
03/29/2017 Fresno Livestock Commission, LLC Assessed $675 Civil Penalty (PDF; 43KB)
03/24/2017 Issac Wiesenfeld & Elias Wiesenfeld Each Assessed $10,000 (PDF; 61KB)
03/24/2017 Ernest R. Gard, d/b/a Gard Cattle Company Assessed a $2,700 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/24/2017 Oak Lake Cattle Company, Inc. and I.E. Byrd Have Been Assessed a $4,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/16/2017 GIPSA Alleges JJJ Ranch, Inc. and Cesar P. Borges Arroyo Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 57KB)
03/16/2017 T&J Meat Packing, Inc. Assessed a $20,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/16/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Rodney S. Rasco Resulting in a $2,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/09/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Oberlin Livestock Auction, Inc., d/b/a St. Francis Auction Market Resulting in a $4,000 Penalty (PDF; 62KB)
03/09/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with John Stone, Hardrock Cattle Company, LLC Resulting in a $5,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/09/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with John Knight. Camelot Cattle Company, L.L.C., d/b/a 101 Livestock Auction Resulting in a $2,000 Penalty (PDF; 61KB)
03/02/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Gary Thielen Resulting in a $2,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
03/01/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Farmers Livestock Marketing, A.A.L. Resulting in a $3,300 Penalty (PDF; 57KB)

February

02/23/2017 Brian D. Jones Suspended and Assessed a $36,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 61KB)
02/15/2017 GIPSA Alleges Southern Colorado Livestock Auction, Incorporated and John R. Malouff, Jr. Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 63KB)
02/09/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Tulare County Stockyard, Inc. Resulting in a $600 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/09/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Johnny Horton Resulting in a $750 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/09/2017 GIPSA Alleges Glacial Lakes Livestock, Inc., Jim Jensen, III And Rick Woehlhaff Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 64KB)
02/03/2017 Farmer Fair Practices Rules Effective Date, Comment Periods Extended (PDF; 36KB)
02/02/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Bonnie L. & Craig K. Schafer, Schafer Livestock, LLC, d/b/a Cows R Us Resulting in a $2,200 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/01/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, Resulting in a Cease and Desist Order (PDF; 56KB)
02/01/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Lowell Livestock Auction, Inc. Resulting in a $675 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/01/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Robert F. Gregory and Gregory Livestock, LLC Resulting in a $1,000 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/01/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Jim and Vickey Jacobsen Resulting in a $1,250 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)
02/01/2017 BP Livestock, LLC and Brody Peak Assessed a $5,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 65KB)
02/01/2017 GIPSA Alleges Brian D. Jones Violated the Packers and Stockyards Act (PDF; 61KB)
02/01/2017 Gregg Paskewitz, d/b/a Paskewitz Livestock Assessed a $6,000 Civil Penalty (PDF; 61KB)

January

01/10/2017 GIPSA Settles a Case with Guthrie Stock Pavilion Co., Inc. Resulting in a $2,400 Penalty (PDF; 56KB)