National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

NCBA Statement on USDA’s Proposed Traceability Rule
NCBA Statement on USDA’s Proposed Traceability Rule
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President-Elect Todd Wilkinson recently released a statement on the USDA’s proposed rule on electronic identification for transporting cattle over state lines.   “As USDA has worked toward a nationally significant traceability program, NCBA has engaged with industry stakeholders and USDA to ensure that cattle producers are represented and protected,” said Wilk
Forum will Reaffirm Beef Industry’s Commitment to Sustainability
Forum will Reaffirm Beef Industry’s Commitment to Sustainability
Cattle producers are committed to protecting environmental resources, supporting communities, and creating an economically viable future through effective management practices.  The “Beef Sustainability Forum” coming up on Thursday, February 2nd, in New Orleans, Louisiana, looks to highlight the industry’s sustainability efforts.  The panel discussion will...
NCBA Applauds Protect Farmers from the SEC ACT in Senate
NCBA Applauds Protect Farmers from the SEC ACT in Senate
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association supports the Senate version of the Protect Farmers from the SEC Act, a companion bill to legislation introduced into the House of Representatives.   “The Securities and Exchange Commissions’ overly broad rulemaking has the potential to increase burdens on cattle producers by requiring data that’s impossible to provide,” says NCBA Chief Counsel Mary-Thomas
Comment Period Extended on Packers and Stockyards Act Rulemaking
Comment Period Extended on Packers and Stockyards Act Rulemaking
The USDA says it’s extending the comment period on the proposed “Inclusive Competition and Market Integrity Under the Packers and Stockyards Act” by five weeks.  The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association welcomed the extension while urging USDA to proceed in a deliberate manner.    “While we appreciate th...
Woodall: Administration Understands The Role We Play In Security
Woodall: Administration Understands The Role We Play In Security
President Joe Biden recently signed a National Security Memorandum to Strengthen the Security and Resilience of U.S. Food and Agriculture.  Colin Woodall, CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, said the memorandum instructs government officials to identify threats to American food and agriculture and respond appropriately.   “What ...

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