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NCBA Dealing with Various Issues

Dan Beef, Cattle, Farm Bill

The beef industry knows the importance of trade with other countries, but that is only one of the top issues for them this year. According to National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, there are other issues of importance. That includes the Farm Bill. NCBA Dealing with Various Issues

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Wants Beef Defined

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The United States Cattlemen’s Association wants the Department of Agriculture to clarify the definition of beef. USCA late last week submitted a petition to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service asking the agency for rulemaking on beef labeling to clarify for consumers what is beef derived from cattle and “beef” products created in a laboratory. USCA Presidet Kenny Graner says: …

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USDA Helps Dairy and Beef Industries Reach More Domestic and Global Markets

Dan Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) made two announcements about its Animal Welfare Assessment Program (AWAP), which offers an independent assessment for industry animal welfare standards and programs.  AWAP is a voluntary service for industry organizations that evaluates animal welfare standards for conformance with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Specification (TS) 34700 – Animal Welfare …

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South Korea Driving Recent Surge in U.S. Beef/Pork Exports

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

For the past year, South Korea has been one of the top global markets for U.S. beef and pork exports. The South Korean director for the U.S. Meat Export Federation says the American beef industry has been very successful in restoring consumer confidence in U.S. beef. Many Korean restaurants and retailers that were once reluctant to carry U.S. beef now …

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USMEF Reports on Beef Exports at Cattle Industry Convention

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

Last week during the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, the Beef Checkoff Program Export Growth Committee got a report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) concerning 2017 beef exports. Joe Schuele has the story. USMEF Reports on Beef Exports at Cattle Industry Convention And our coverage of the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention is brought to you by …