NCBA Applauds Introduction of the Define WOTUS Act

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Water

WASHINGTON (NCBA) – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Colin Woodall released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Define WOTUS Act by U.S. Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana and Joni Ernst of Iowa: “America’s cattle producers welcome the introduction of the Define WOTUS Act. The Trump Administration is working hard to repeal …


Successful 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting Wraps Up in Colorado

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

DENVER (NCBA) — The 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting wrapped up today with a meeting of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Board of Directors. The meeting kicked off on Monday at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center just outside Denver. “I want to thank the hundreds of producers, state affiliates, and partners who took valuable time out of …


Trade, Consumer Demand, Impending Corn Crop Among Critical Issues for U.S. Cattle Industry

Dan Cattle, Economy, Industry News Release

CattleFax’s Randy Blach Outlines Situation at Summer Business Meeting Denver, CO (NCBA) — Herd expansion, export markets, corn crop expectations and swine fever ramifications are among the factors that will have an impact on the upcoming U.S. cattle market, Randy Blach, CEO of CattleFax, told more than 700 attendees of the 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting near Denver July …


Study Shows Premium in Cattle from BQA Certified Producers

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (NCBA) – While producers have traditionally participated in Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) because it’s the right thing to do, there is sound research that indicates BQA certified producers can benefit financially as well. According to a recent study by the Beef Checkoff-funded BQA program and conducted by Colorado State University (CSU), results show a significant premium for calves …


Blackbeard’s Ranch Receives Regional Environmental Stewardship Award

Dan Cattle, Environment, Florida, Industry News Release, Water

Florida Ranch Wins for NCBA Region II DENVER (NCBA) – Blackbeard’s Ranch, in Myakka City, Fla., has been selected as one of seven regional finalists of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting July 30 recognizes the operation’s outstanding stewardship and conservation efforts. This year’s regional winners will compete for …


NCBA Takes the Fight to Fake Meat at Summer Business Meeting

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

DENVER (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) leaders redoubled their efforts to push back against deceptive and erroneous marketing and nutritional claims by plant-based and lab-created alternatives to real beef. In the opening General Session of the cattle industry’s annual Summer Business Meeting, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, and Alisa Harrison, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and …


Excited about Potential Opportunities for U.S. Beef in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in China this week for the first high-level, face-to-face discussions since the talks broke down in May. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director of International Trade, Kent Bacus, says they are excited about potential opportunities for U.S. beef in China.


Corn Growers Support Cattlemen’s Education

Dan Cattle, Corn, Education

A partnership between the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) was developed to provide resources to NCBA state and breed affiliates through a grant, allowing them to extend outstanding educational experiences locally. The mission of the new Cattlemen’s Education Series (CES) is to provide cutting-edge information to beef producers that contributes to increased knowledge, profitability and sustainability. With …


NCBA, State Affiliates Urge Congress to Ratify USMCA

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

WASHINGTON (NCBA) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) sent a letter signed by 39 of its state affiliates to U.S. Senate and House leaders urging them to support the swift ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy …