“Don’t Jeopardize Our Success Under NAFTA” The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today joined its cattle-industry partners in Canada and Mexico in sending a joint letter to the leaders of those two nations and to President Trump, urging the three leaders to not “jeopardize the success we have all enjoyed as partners of the North American Free Trade Agreement.” The letter to …
Many agricultural groups are pleased that Sonny Perdue has finally taken over as Agriculture Secretary and that includes the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Their Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Collin Woodall, says they welcome him into his new role.
A letter was sent to the House Ways and Means Committee by a coalition of more than 30 agriculture groups asking that any tax reform package include permanent repeal of the estate tax. I recently asked National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Colin Woodall if he felt we could actually end 2017 without this once again …
Many cattle producers were in Washington D.C. last week for the annual National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Legislative Conference. They had a chance to work with staff there, which NCBA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Colin Woodall, says has grown.
Many in the cattle industry are familiar with the beef checkoff and how has been involved with promotional events for years in getting the word out to consumers. But according to Steve Hanson, a Nebraska beef producer who chairs the Federation of State Beef Councils, the way to reach consumers has really changed over the years.
Various agriculture groups have come out in support of the announcement that Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That includes the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and its environmental counsel, Scott Yager, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman the Association is pleased Pruitt is in this position.
The new president-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Kevin Kester from Parkfield, California, knows it will be a busy year for them as there are a variety of issues to deal with that affect cattlemen across the country.
It was a record crowd in Nashville, Tennessee last week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention, and one of those attendees was Jacob Nyhuis from Leesburg, Georgia. He is the Region II Young Beef Leaders (YBL) Representative.
The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show wrapped up on Saturday with the election of Nebraska cattleman Craig Uden as the organization’s new president. More than 9,300 people attended this year’s convention, shattering the previous record of 8,200, to engage in grassroots policy process, hear from industry experts and attend the expansive tradeshow. Attendees enjoyed live music all …
Dana Perino tells audience to “Expect the Unexpected” Actions of the new administration are like “a dog on ice chasing a marble,” Dana Perino told an audience at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 3. “You have to expect the unexpected.”
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