Some cattlemen are disappointed with the Mandatory Price Reporting reauthorization outcome.
Ed Greiman from Iowa worked on the National Cattlemen's Beef Association committee that tried to make changes to that reporting process. He says no deal was made because they just couldn't find common ground between packers and producers.
He says, "We worked really hard at it, but the packers, we could not agree with the packers on any of it. And essentially the Senate and the house Agriculture committees told us that we have to agree. They don't want to get into the middle of a fight and that we have to bring them a package that both the producers and the packers agree on."