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NCBA Dealing with Various Issues

Dan Beef, Cattle, Farm Bill

The beef industry knows the importance of trade with other countries, but that is only one of the top issues for them this year. According to National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, there are other issues of importance. That includes the Farm Bill. NCBA Dealing with Various Issues

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NCBA President Discusses Various Issues

Dan Cattle, Trade

During the recent Cattle Industry Convention, California rancher Kevin Kester officially took over as president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). He talks about the various issues they will continue to concentrate on, including trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NCBA President Discusses Various Issues

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Legislation to Prevent Farms from Reporting Under CERCLA

Dan Cattle, Environment

Ten Republicans and ten Democrats in the U.S. Senate have introduced legislation that would prevent farms, ranches, and other agricultural operations from having to report livestock manure data under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Chief Environmental Counsel, Scott Yager, is pleased with this bipartisan legislation. Legislation to Prevent Farms from …

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Cattlemen Applaud Introduction of Strong Bipartisan Bill in U.S. Senate to Prevent Farms, Ranches From Being Regulated Like Toxic Superfund Sites

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative

Ten Republicans, Ten Democrats Join Together As Initial Co-Sponsors on Fischer-Donnelly FARM Act The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate that would prevent farms, ranches, and other agricultural operations from having to report livestock manure data under CERCLA, the law that governs toxic Superfund sites. The bipartisan bill was introduced with …

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Few Moments Wasted as Thousands Make Memories at Cattle Industry Convention

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

NCBA Members Elect Officers, Begin Planning for Future Nearly 7,600 members of the cattle community enjoyed fellowship, fun, education and leadership opportunities during the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, which ended in Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 3. Most in attendance enjoyed a huge and energetic trade show, with more than 350 exhibitors on more than seven acres of …

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Outgoing NCBA President Reviews State of the Beef Industry

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

The Retiring National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President offers his final review on the state of the beef industry. Nebraska cattle feeder and producer, Craig Uden, will give up the mantle of president of NCBA, and pass it on to President-elect Kevin Kester of California this week, during the NCBA and Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. He offered some insight …

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CattleFax Predicts Large Supply and Strong Demand in 2018

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

CattleFax celebrated its 50th anniversary during the popular CattleFax Outlook Session at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. CattleFax Senior Analyst Kevin Good highlighted the industry’s profitability during 2017 and said the trend looks to continue into 2018. CattleFax analysts told the audience U.S beef cow inventory increased 2.8 million head in four years, and an additional 200,000-400,000 …

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NCBA Treasurer Pleased with Growth in D.C. Staff

Dan Beef, Cattle

The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show continues in Phoenix, Arizona. Southeast producers are represented by various folks, including one who is a part of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association officer team. Marty Smith, from Ocala, Florida serves as NCBA Treasurer. And while talking about various issues, he told AgNet Media’s Gary Cooper that NCBA is pleased with …

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Cattlemen on TPP Moving Forward Without U.S.

Dan Cattle, Trade

It was announced this week the 11 nations that moved forward without the United States on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached a final agreement. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, says TPP would have been a great opportunity for U.S. beef. Cattlemen on TPP Moving Forward Without US from NCBA: Cattlemen …