Region II Vice President for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is Don Quincey from Chiefland, Florida. During the recent Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting, AgNet Media’s Gary Cooper talked with him about some of the issues facing cattle producers, not only here in the Southeast, but across the country.
More than 700 of the nation’s cattle industry leaders on hand for last week’s Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in Denver. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) board of directors formally adopted policy positions on issues like international trade, tax reform, and modernizing the Endangered Species Act. NCBA Treasurer, Marty Smith from just south of Gainesville, Florida, was one of …
The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef met this week for its annual General Assembly in Denver, Colorado. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s senior director for sustainability, Ashley McDonald, explains what the Roundtable is all about.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) President-elect Kevin Kester, a fifth-generation California rancher, testified this week before the Office of U.S. Trade Representative about the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NCBA’s Ed Frank talked with him about those discussions.
Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture posted the requirements for exporting U.S. beef to China. Requirements that go beyond what other international destinations impose. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, discusses the final hurdles that were recently cleared.
The annual Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention continues at the Orlando Buena Vista Palace. One of the special guests is National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President, Craig Uden. He told Southeast AgNet that he is enjoying the convention and talking with Southeast producers.
“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.