animal welfare

Moses Lake Farm Marks 10 Years Of Sustainability
Moses Lake Farm Marks 10 Years Of Sustainability
Moses Lake based Lucky Hook Farm recently surpassed the 10 year certification milestone with the leading animal welfare and sustainability label, Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World. Lucky Hook Farm co-owner, Jessi Maurer, said one of the biggest benefits of the certification is the abundance of helpful information and collaboration available to participating farmers. "There
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
A total of 20 states filed a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the North American Meat Institute’s petition challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12. “The governments of nearly half the states agree that if California is allowed to apply its laws of conduct in other states, a single state will dictate policies in all others,” says Meat Institute President and CEO Juli
Cattle Groups Applaud Introduction of Livestock Hauling Bill
Cattle Groups Applaud Introduction of Livestock Hauling Bill
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, as well as the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, were both pleased with the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act on Wednesday. The NCBA says the legislation will reform the Hours of Service Rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety, and the well-being of livestock haulers.   NC...
Report Shows Improvements in Animal Welfare, Quality and Sustainability
Report Shows Improvements in Animal Welfare, Quality and Sustainability
A new report released this week highlights producers’ commitment to animal welfare, beef quality, sustainability and community involvement by America’s cattlemen and women resulting in responsibly raised beef. The Cattlemen’s Stewardship Review, funded by the Beef Checkoff and completed in late 2017, compiles data collected from cattlemen and women across the country.   The firs...