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NCBA VP: “Why Sustainability?”

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

By Ethan Lane, Vice President, Government Affairs, NCBA When the topic of sustainability comes up in conversation in cattle circles, it’s common to see heads shaking. It’s not a topic we like to discuss in our industry – primarily because it’s so often raised with bad intentions and worse information. We bristle because we’ve been doing things right in our …

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NCBA on Passing USMCA

Dan Cattle, Trade

Many in agriculture are pushing hard for Congressional approval of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), and that includes the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Their CEO, Colin Woodall, knows with next year’s elections looming, it is something that needs to take place yet this year.

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BQA Campaign Seeks Greater Understanding of Industry Efforts

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

Strengthening the link between beef industry, consumers (NCBA) – About 85 percent of U.S. beef today comes from Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)-certified farmers or ranchers. But do American consumers know that? Just as important, do they know what BQA is – and what it stands for? Those are the kinds of questions a new Beef Checkoff-funded campaign from the National …

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NCBA Statement on Beef Labeling Practices

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

(NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Vice President, Government Affairs, Ethan Lane, released the following statement in response to a letter from U.S. Sens. John Thune (S.D.) and Mike Rounds (S.D.) regarding beef labeling practices: “NCBA understands that the practices alleged in the letter from Senator Rounds and Senator Thune are a concern to cattle producers and we share …

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NCBA Applauds Introduction of Hours of Service Legislation

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation by U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (D – 2nd Dist., Minn.) and Lloyd Smucker (R – 11th Dist., Penn.) that would provide flexible and common-sense relief from Hours of Service (HOS) rules for agricultural haulers. The Responsible & Efficient Agriculture Destination (TREAD) Act would ensure that the …

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Strong Consumer Demand Predicted for Beef

Dan Beef

The latest numbers show beef demand is up 15 percent since 2012 and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is predicting strong consumer demand to continue through the end of this year. As a matter of fact, U.S. consumers are expected to consume nearly 9 percent more beef this year than they did back in 2015. And according to information …

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NCBA Attends NAMI Meeting

Dan Cattle

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) held their meeting last week in Arlington, Virginia. One of those in attendance was National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO Colin Woodall. He explains why they were there and the various topics discussed.

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Cattlemen Applaud Introduction of Real MEAT Act of 2019

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

Bill Aims to Combat Deceptive Labeling of Plant-Based Fake Meat (NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019 by U.S. Reps. Roger Marshall (R – 1st Dist., Kansas) and Anthony Brindisi (D – 21st Dist., N.Y.) “A growing number of fake meat products are clearly …

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Registration Opens for Massive 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Cattle Industry Members Invited to “Deep in the Heart” Event in San Antonio Feb. 5-7 DENVER (NCBA-Oct. 4, 2019) — Registration and housing for the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade show is now open. The annual convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 5-7, 2020, and it’s recommended attendees register early, as convenient housing will fill …

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NCBA Announces Leadership Changes

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

DENVER (NCBA-Sept. 18, 2019) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced two significant leadership changes. The NCBA Executive Committee of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association confirmed Colin Woodall to serve as the association’s new Chief Executive Officer. Woodall, who was named this morning after an exhaustive national search, managed NCBA’s efforts in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade. …