Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts

Dan Beef

We recently told you that the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) had released their first-ever National Framework for Beef Sustainability, which officially opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director for Sustainability, Ashley McDonald, explains who all is involved with the USRSB. Beef Value Chain Involved in Sustainability Efforts …

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Positive “Fake Meat” Provisions in Pending Legislation

Dan Beef, Cattle

Last week there was action in the U.S House concerning “Fake Meat” products. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, discusses language in the U.S. House Agriculture Appropriations bill that would give the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture jurisdiction over lab-grown “meat” products. Positive “Fake Meat” Provisions in Pending Legislation

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Cattle Producers Fighting Fake Meat Products

Dan Beef

Last month, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) submitted official comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlining key principles for the regulation of fake meat products. The comments were filed to encourage USDA to look beyond modifying “standards of identity” in order to provide adequate protection for beef producers and consumers. Jennifer Houston, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president-elect, …

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USRSB Releases Framework for Beef Sustainability

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

Thursday, the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) released their first-ever National Framework for Beef Sustainability. It officially opens a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director for Sustainability, Ashley McDonald, explains what this means. USRSB Releases Framework for Beef Sustainability The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) has opened a …

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NCBA Membership in the Southeast

Dan Cattle

There are a number of cattle producers across the Southeast involved as members in the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Mary Bea Martin, NCBA’s associate director of membership services, says membership here in the Southeast is good, but they encourage more to get involved. NCBA Membership in the Southeast

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Groups React to Farm Bill Proposal

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release

American Farm Bureau Federation The following statement on today’s release of the 2018 Farm Bill by the House Agriculture Committee may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Today’s release by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2) assures America’s farmers and ranchers that congressional agriculture leaders recognize …

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NCBA Files Comments for Regulating Fake Meat

Dan Beef

This week the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) submitted official comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) outlining key principles for the regulation of fake meat products. The comments were filed in response to Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Petition Number 18-01, encouraging USDA to look beyond modifying “standards of identity” in order to provide adequate protection for beef …

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NCBA Encouraged by “Positive Developments” in Omnibus Spending Bill

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative

Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), released the following statement: “The omnibus spending bill includes a number of positive developments for cattlemen and women, including language that would prevent 200,000 farms and ranches from being regulated like toxic waste sites, delay the implementation of electronic logging devices for livestock haulers for another six months, …