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The Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Moves Ahead
The Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Moves Ahead
The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service published a Notice to Trade related to the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program.  The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said the Library is designed to be a tool for cattle producers, making information available that may allow them to capture unrealized value for their livestock.   “We are plea...
NCBA Asks Senate to Confirm USDA Nominees
NCBA Asks Senate to Confirm USDA Nominees
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is urging the Senate Ag Committee to confirm key nominees for Undersecretary for Food Safety and Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs in the USDA.   “Cattle producers need strong, stable leadership in top positions at USDA, and we ask the Senate to move quickly on confirming these highly qualified nominees,” said Ethan Lane, vice presi
Why Does NCBA Support The Livestock Regulatory Protection Act?
Why Does NCBA Support The Livestock Regulatory Protection Act?
The beef industry says agriculture emissions are not regulated by the Clean Air Act and the bipartisan Livestock Regulatory Protection Act would keep it that way.  National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Mary Thomas Hart concedes farms and ranches emit methane, ammonia and other pollutants, but at a level below what the Clean Air Act regulates.   “But we know...
NCBA Supports Livestock Regulatory Protection Act
NCBA Supports Livestock Regulatory Protection Act
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association voiced support last week to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee regarding the Livestock Regulatory Protection Act.  During a committee hearing, NCBA Chief Counsel Mary-Thomas Hart told lawmakers, “NCBA strongly supports the Livestock Regulatory Protection Act, which protects farmers and ranchers from onerous regulation.” The legislatio... Rea
NCBA: Scott’s Proposal Better For Producers Than Grassley’s
NCBA: Scott’s Proposal Better For Producers Than Grassley’s
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said it’s not ready to back a cattle competition bill by House Ag Chair David Scott but adds the legislation is a much better starting point than the alternative.  While the NCBA opposes Senator Chuck Grassley’s Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act, Tanner Beymer said they aren’t ready either to back Scott’s Small Family Farmer and Rancher Relief Ac

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