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 …


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 …


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 …


Taking Applications for 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award

Dan Cattle, Environment

Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award. Deadline for applications is March 6, 2020. Established in 1991 by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the award recognizes the nation’s best cattle and livestock operations and their stewardship and conservation efforts. Winner of the 2019 National Environmental Stewardship Award will be named next month during the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention …


As World Celebrates New Year, American Cattlemen Celebrate New Trade Deals

Dan Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

New Deals With Japan, European Union Go Into Effect Today (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement regarding the new trade deals with Japan and the European Union (EU), which go into effect on New Years Day: “As the clock struck midnight and revelers around the world popped champagne and toasted the new year, …


Beef, It’s What’s For Dinner Wraps Up 2019

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

The iconic brand continues to celebrate beef as Americans’ favorite protein by highlighting its great taste, nutritional benefits, and stories about the people who raise it (NCBA) — Two years after it was relaunched, the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. brand has had a reach of more than 1 billion consumers with drool worthy and informative digital marketing and social media content. …


NCBA Applauds U.S. Senate Introduction of Real MEAT Act

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded the introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019 by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska. The Senate bill is a companion to H.R. 4881, which was introduced by U.S. Representatives Roger Marshall (R – 1st Dist., Kansas) and Anthony Brindisi (D – 22nd Dist., N.Y.) in …