Illinois Cattleman Testifies Before Congress; Calls for Updated Business Size Standards for Agriculture (November 19, 2015) – Illinois cattle producer Jeff Beasley testified before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the outdated small business size standards for agriculture. Beasley, co-owner of Beasley & Sons Livestock from Creal Springs, Ill., said the size standards haven’t kept up with the evolving industry, and hurt small family operations like his own....
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