weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended January 19, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended-January 19, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totalled an estimated 5,700 head compared to …


Dairy States Need Strong NAFTA

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

Trade, and improving trade, is critically important for the U.S. dairy industry, especially in Wisconsin. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a democrat from Wisconsin, says trade is vitally important to all sectors of the U.S. economy, including dairy, but the U.S. needs fair trade agreements. Baldwin says the Trump administration needs to double down its efforts to renegotiate the North American …


Florida Rep. Raburn Pleased to See Cattlemen

Dan Cattle, Florida, Legislative

During the Florida Cattlemen’s Association Legislative Quarterly meeting and visits with legislators in Tallahassee this week, Southeast AgNet was able to get a few quick comments from State Representative Jake Raburn. He represents Florida District 57 in Hillsborough County, and is the Vice Chair of the Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee in the Florida House. He discusses a bill he …


Congressman Yoho Requests Flexibility on ELD Implementation

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

According to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), as the Department of Transportation presses ahead with implementation of electronic logging devices (ELD), Florida Congressman Ted Yoho is asking Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to provide livestock haulers with a longer-term waiver from the ELDs. In his official letter, Yoho wrote “I would ask that the [Department of Transportation] issue an exemption for livestock haulers for a period of …

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Organics Encourage Support for Livestock Rule

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Industry News Release, Livestock, Organic

The organic food sector is drumming up support for the recently ditched organic livestock rule. Leading the charge, Organic Valley cooperative of Wisconsin says the group is demanding that the Department of Agriculture stop interfering with the public process that created the rule. The coalition, which includes the National Farmers Union, published a paid open letter in the Washington Post …


NCBA to Discuss Various Issues at Annual Convention

Dan Cattle

The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show is just two weeks away, as it will be held January 31 through February 3rd in Phoenix, Arizona. A variety of topics will be discussed and NCBA President-Elect and California rancher, Kevin Kester, says one of those will be trade and that includes the importance of the North American Free Trade …


Cattlemen Kick Off Campaign

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Prevent Farms, Ranches From Being Regulated Like Toxic Superfund Sites The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) kicked off a media campaign aimed at spotlighting and correcting a recent court decision that will require livestock producers to comply with laws that are only meant to apply to highly toxic Superfund sites. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) was …