Ranchers Symbol Timeline in Fast Food Nation
The timeline below shows where the symbol Ranchers appears in Fast Food Nation. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6: On the Range
...for the federal government to dismantle the beef industry’s trust, and encourage open competition among ranchers, which improved their businesses and kept prices lower. This marketplace lasted for about fifty years... (full context)
...espoused mostly by Republicans—enabled large agricultural and food businesses (agribusinesses) to consolidate once again. Small ranchers now had relatively few places where they could sell their beef—their profits shrank, those of... (full context)
...any one time, to keep prices steady. This system makes it extremely difficult, however, for ranchers to make a profit per head of cattle, and though ranchers have sued large meatpackers... (full context)
Epilogue: Have It Your Way
...fast-food industries behaves the way that the companies described earlier in the book have. One rancher in Matheson, Colorado, Dale Lasater, runs his cattle ranch in part as a wildlife preserve,... (full context)