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Cattlemen Hold Successful Summer Business Meeting

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

More than 700 cattle industry leaders from across the country took part in the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting last week in Denver, Colorado. During the event, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) board of directors formally adopted policy positions on issues like international trade, the regulation of fake meat, and modernizing the Endangered Species Act. Joint Committees and Subcommittees met to …


Cattlemen Discussing Various Issues at Summer Meeting

Dan Cattle, Legislative

Legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate that would revise existing trucking regulations to make the rules more flexible for drivers hauling livestock. Group have been calling for passage of these bills before the September 30th deadline. And during the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting taking place this week in Denver, Colorado, Electronic Logging Devices …


Cattlemen Dealing with Fake Meat and Trade

Dan Beef, Florida, Trade

  There are various issues facing cattle producers across the country right now, but two of the top ones are fake meat and trade. While attending the 2018 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester talked with AgNet Media’s Gary Cooper about both of those issues. Cattlemen Dealing with Fake …


NCBA President Discusses Farm Bill

Dan Beef, Farm Bill

Many eyes are on both the U.S. Senate and House this week to see what action may take place concerning the Farm Bill. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President, Kevin Kester, is in the Southeast this week attending the 2018 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention. He told Southeast AgNet that if everything goes as expected, by September 30th we could have a new farm …


NCBA Applauds Another 90-Day Delay in Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Technology

Mandate Was To Have Taken Effect on Sunday, March 18 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement that the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate will be delayed another 90 days for agricultural haulers: “This is obviously good news for America’s cattle haulers and producers, and it will provide …

fiscal year

NCBA President Discusses Various Issues

Dan Cattle, Trade

During the recent Cattle Industry Convention, California rancher Kevin Kester officially took over as president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). He talks about the various issues they will continue to concentrate on, including trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NCBA President Discusses Various Issues


NCBA Comments on Tax Reform

Dan Cattle, Economy, Industry News Release

Tax reform and trade are inserted daily in today’s agricultural conversations all around the United States. 2017 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Elect Kevin Kester says these issues are on the forefront of all in the cattle industry, too. Regarding tax reform, Kester says they support a full elimination of the death tax. Tax Kester says there is also …