Cattle producers from across the country are in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. One of those is Jennifer Houston from Tennessee, who currently serves as the Chairman of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Policy Division, but is also NCBA’s Vice President-elect. She says there are a lot of policy issues being …
USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service has released their U.S. Cattle Inventory report, and the new numbers show a 2 percent increase over last year, at 93.6 million head. Here in the Southeast, the numbers show an increase of 4 percent in Alabama, a 1 percent increase in Florida, while Georgia’s cattle inventory is unchanged from last year.
The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show officially kicks off Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, and a variety of topics will be discussed during the annual event. Colin Woodall, senior vice president of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says those issue include such things as trade, EPA regulations and even the farm bill.
Cattlemen and women from across the country will be in Nashville, Tennessee next week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. The event will take place February 1-3 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
From: Florida Department of Agriculture Following the announcement that a stray dog found in Homestead, Fla. was positive for New World screwworm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced that it will begin releasing sterile flies on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in the Homestead area as a precautionary measure. Since the 1950s, …
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of 39 members to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. All 39 appointees will serve 3-year terms. Newly appointed members representing cattle producers are:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency last week released six ranches, or premises, from a federal quarantine after a micro-outbreak of bovine tuberculosis was reported in September.