collegiate beef

Training Georgia Collegiate Beef Teams

Dan Beef, Georgia

With a new school year underway, the Georgia Beef Board is once again putting together its collegiate beef teams. Kaytlyn Malia says the board is working with students at both Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the University of Georgia. Training Georgia Collegiate Beef Teams Image credit: Georgia Beef Board / Spicy Cheeseburger Sliders / Get the recipe

beef alliance

U.S. Government Fiscal Year Ends September 30

Dan Beef, Cattle, Economy

All of agriculture continues to wait for news from the farm bill conference committee concerning a new bill, knowing the current one expires at the end of the month. But National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, notes September 30 is also the end of the government’s current fiscal year, meaning all appropriation bills …

animal

USDA Says Meat and Animal Product Exports up in 2018

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

All major U.S. animal protein sources experienced growth in exports in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. The Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service said this week that trade data for the first half of the year indicate year-over-year growth for U.S. exports of all major meats as well as dairy and eggs. Dairy …

cell culture

USDA, FDA Announce Joint Public Meeting on Use of Animal Cell Culture Technology

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock, Pork, Poultry

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry. The joint public meeting, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service …

bison association

Bison Association Launches Petition to Stop Buffalo Labeling

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The National Bison Association wants the Department of Agriculture to immediately develop new labeling policies to stop water buffalo products sold in the U.S. from being labeled only as “buffalo.” The association launched an online petition last week seeking the measures from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Food and Drug Administration. The petition effort was launched …

best burger

Bama’s Best Burger Contest Final Four

Dan Alabama, Beef, Industry News Release

The final four restaurants in the 2018 Bama’s Best Burger Contest have been announced. Kayla Greer, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s director of social media and communications, tells who they are. Bama’s Best Burger Contest Final Four Four Finalists Advance in 2018 Bama’s Best Burger Contest Four finalist restaurants have been named in the 2018 Bama’s Best Burger contest, sponsored by the …