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FNS Photo by Eric Hylden Rancher Frank Matejcek has been raising black Angus cattle since 1966 with his wife, Lucy, at Red River Angus north of Grand Forks.

North Dakota counters trend of fewer beef cows

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GRAND FORKS — In almost five decades of raising cattle, Frank Matejcek hasn’t seen prices as high as they are today.

That’s due in part to a decreasing number of beef cows in parts of the United States. Matejcek, who runs the Red River Angus farm north of Grand Forks with his wife Lucy, noted that cattle are like any other commodity that goes through price cycles.

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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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