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FLSCA Work Group Leader’s Operation Honored by NCBA

Dan Cattle, Environment, Industry News Release

(SfL) — Solutions from the Land (SfL) extends its sincere congratulations to Jim Strickland, managing partner of Myakka, Florida’s Blackbeard’s Ranch, which has been honored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) as the winner of the group’s 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). Presented at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, TX, the …

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NCBA CEO at Alabama Cattlemen’s Convention

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Cattle producers from across Alabama are in Montgomery for the 77th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show. But special guests are also on hand, including National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO, Colin Woodall. He talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about being at the event and some of the many issues facing producers right now. Woodall will be the guest …

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Consumer Research Shows Widespread Confusion About Contents of Plant-Based Fake Meat

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) released survey results that show widespread consumer confusion regarding the ingredient composition and purported benefits of plant-based fake meat products. In an online survey of more than 1,800 consumers, less than half of the respondents understood the labeling term “plant-based beef” was intended to describe an entirely vegetarian or vegan food product. …

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Florida’s Blackbeard’s Ranch Recognized for Outstanding Stewardship Practices

Dan Cattle, Environment, Florida, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association announced Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka, Fla., as the winner of the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award was presented at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 1991, by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association to recognize outstanding land stewards in the cattle industry, …

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NCBA Unveils Top Policy Priorities For 2020

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative, Regulation

(NCBA) — The Executive Committee of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) approved the organization’s top 2020 Policy Priorities. Approval came at the annual Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Like last year, NCBA’s top policy priorities include issues related to international trade, proper regulation of fake meat, and regulatory reform, although after a series of significant policy victories …

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Secretary of Agriculture Perdue to Share Insights at 2020 Cattle Industry Convention

Taylor Hillman Cattle

(NCBA) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will share insight on issues of concern to cattlemen and women at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 5, 2020. Perdue will participate in the Opening General Session of the event, being held Feb. 5-7, 2020 at the San Antonio Convention Center. Among topics …

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NCBA on new NEPA Rules

Dan Cattle

Last Thursday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) took part in an event at the White House where President Trump announced new regulations to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Associate Director of Government Affairs for both the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC), Tanner Beymer, explains what NEPA is and why these changes are needed. According to a …

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Beef Quality Assurance Program Continues Impressive Growth

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

More than 100,000 Now Certified Online in Beef Checkoff-funded Program (NCBA) – The Beef Quality Assurance program continues to grow significantly, with more than 100,000 cattle producers now certified through its online learning system. The online option was introduced by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, in early 2017. Since the BQA program was initiated …

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Ranchers Applaud Announcement Of New NEPA Rules

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — Ranchers across the country hailed an announcement by President Trump that his Administration will promulgate new regulations to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). “Over time, NEPA has evolved into a complex web of onerous processes and bureaucratic red tape,” said fifth-generation Oregon rancher and Public Lands Council President Bob Skinner. “These sensible updates proposed by Council …

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NCBA Seeks Solutions to Labeling Requirements

Dan Cattle

We told you last month that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) noted it is specifically seeking solutions to the labeling requirements and verification procedures in place for beef products labeled as “Product of the U.S.A,” “Made in the U.S.A.” or similar origin claims. The association is hoping this will resolve beef producers’ concerns, meet America’s trade obligations and prevent …