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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 …

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Trade a Top Issue for Cattlemen

Dan Cattle, Trade

Cattle producers from across the country are in Denver, Colorado for the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting. A lot of business is taking place and various issues are being discussed, including trade. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, says we need to preserve what we have with NAFTA. Trade a Top Issue …

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NCBA Encouraged by “Positive Developments” in Omnibus Spending Bill

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative

Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), released the following statement: “The omnibus spending bill includes a number of positive developments for cattlemen and women, including language that would prevent 200,000 farms and ranches from being regulated like toxic waste sites, delay the implementation of electronic logging devices for livestock haulers for another six months, …

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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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NCBA on GIPSA Rule Withdrawal: “Victory for Cattle Producers and Consumers”

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

Colin Woodall, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, released the following statement in response to USDA’s decision to withdraw its controversial Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) interim final rule: “This is a victory for America’s cattle and beef producers – and it’s a victory for America’s consumers. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue deserves a great …