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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, …

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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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Challenges with Wild Horses

Dan Equine

Last month, a new report by the Government Accountability Office estimated that 200,000-some wild horses, burros, and mules, are free-roaming on federal and tribal lands. A recent report also says there could be as many as 9.2 million domesticated horses, burros, and mules in the U.S. The GAO says there are several challenges in managing the wild herd, including affording …

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Deadline for WOTUS Rule Repeal Comments September 27

Dan Industry News Release, Water

Landowners are being reminded the deadline to make comments on the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule repeal effort is Wednesday, September 27. The Environmental Protection Agency, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, will accept comment through that date. The EPA formally proposed to repeal the rule in late June, and the Trump administration plans to separately write a …

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Helping Cattle Producers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Dan Cattle

Harvey, as both a hurricane and a tropical storm, has and continues to wreak havoc in many areas of the South. Rain bands, some heavy, are reaching out to parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, but some of the heaviest have of course been in Texas and Louisiana. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin …

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WOTUS Comment Period Ends August 28

Dan Cattle, Water

It was announced back at the end of June by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt that the EPA had sent its repeal of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule to the federal register, thus beginning the process of ending the regulation. A comment period on WOTUS has been open but it will end August 28th. National Cattlemen’s …