NCBA Announces Campaign for “Fake Meat Facts”

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) launched a new campaign highlighting critical questions about the production of lab-grown fake meat. The Fake Meat Facts campaign will shine a spotlight on the many unknowns that the federal government must clarify before finalizing the regulatory framework for these emerging products.   “The federal government is moving in the right direction on lab-grown fake meat oversight, …


Groups Comment on State of the Union Address

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Source: USDA U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: “President Trump provided a unifying, hopeful vision for the nation tonight, highlighting Administration accomplishments and the booming economy, but also expressing optimism that even greater achievements lie ahead.  The President’s policies have been beneficial to American agriculture in …


New NCBA President on Upcoming Year

Dan Cattle

The 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show wrapped up this past weekend in New Orleans and on Saturday, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) outgoing President Kevin Kester handed the gavel to new NCBA President, Jennifer Houston from Sweetwater, Tennessee. She told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that it is going to be a good year. Read more.

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Jennifer Houston of Tennessee Takes Helm of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Nearly 9,000 at Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans Jennifer Houston of Sweetwater, Tenn., was named president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La., Feb. 2. Houston had served as 2018 president-elect. Houston and her husband, Mark, own and operate East Tennessee Auction Market in Sweetwater. She has been active …


NCBA Attends Fake Meat Hearing

Dan Beef, Cattle

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) took part in a two-day public meeting about fake meat last week The event, hosted jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), covered a wide range of topics for consideration, including potential production hazards, food labeling, and marketing claims. NCBA President-elect, Jennifer Houston from Tennessee, attended the hearing and explains …

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Cattle Producers Fighting Fake Meat Products

Dan Beef

Last month, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) submitted official comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlining key principles for the regulation of fake meat products. The comments were filed to encourage USDA to look beyond modifying “standards of identity” in order to provide adequate protection for beef producers and consumers. Jennifer Houston, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president-elect, …

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ELD Issue Crucial for Cattle Producers

Dan Cattle, Technology

Jennifer Houston, president-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, was in the Southeast this past weekend attending the Alabama Cattlemen’s Convention in Huntsville. While there, she talked about a variety of issues, including electronic logging devices (ELDs). She said this issue is crucial for cattle producers. ELD Issue Crucial for Cattle Producers