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Cattlemen Heading to Washington

Dan Cattle, Legislative

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) will be holding their annual Legislative Conference this week in Washington D.C. The three-day program is dedicated to raising awareness about the public policy issues facing the beef industry and connecting cattlemen and women with their policy makers. When NCBA released their official policy priorities for 2019, “Fake Meat” was listed as one of …

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Dietary Guidelines among Top Priorities for NCBA

Dan Cattle

When the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) released their official Policy Priorities for 2019 earlier this year, it included a mix of familiar and new issues for the industry. But one of those is Dietary Guidelines, something the federal government updates every five years. According to NCBA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, as that process ramps up in 2019 they will be …

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NCBA 2019 Policy Priorities

Dan Beef, Cattle

Last month, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) released their official Policy Priorities for 2019. While they will engage on a wide variety of policy issues, there are four main issue areas. They are fake meat, trade and market access, dietary guidelines, along with regulatory reform and implementation. And while the NCBA staff in Washington D.C. will be working on these and …

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Trade a Big Issue for NCBA

Dan Cattle, Trade

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has their official Policy Priorities for 2019. And according to NCBA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, one of the top four issues is trade. And while he knows 2018 was a good year for beef exports, there are many issues to work on this year.

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Cattlemen to Discuss Policy Issues

Dan Cattle

The 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show officially starts Wednesday, in New Orleans, Louisiana. While there are a lot of fun events and of course a big trade show to walk through, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, notes there is a lot of business that takes place during the annual event, which …

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Good to Not be Discussing Death Tax

Dan Cattle

There is one issue that is usually discussed at the end of each year. However, 2018 is winding down, and it is not being talked about. That is the estate tax, or death tax. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, is glad it is an issue we do not have to deal this year.