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NCBA Breaks Barriers During Meat Congress

Dan Beef, Cattle

The World Meat Congress occurs once every two years, and for the first time in 25 years, the congress took place in the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat and the U.S. Meat Export Federation, the congress took place May 30 to June 1 in Dallas, Texas. Marty Smith, vice president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), …

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NCBA Attends World Meat Congress

Dan Beef, Cattle

The World Meat Congress occurs once every two years, and for the first time in 25 years, the congress took place in the United States. Marty Smith, vice president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), was happy to attend this one-of-a-kind event. The event is sponsored by the International Meat Secretariat. Smith, a rancher and attorney from Wacahoota, Florida, says this …

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Perdue Comments on Trade Issues at World Meat Congress

Dan Beef, Cattle, Trade

Thursday, during the World Meat Congress in Dallas, Texas, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said trade is critically important to U.S. farmers and ranchers, who cannot afford to have trade with key partners disrupted. It was that same day the U.S. announced it would end exemptions of steel and aluminum tariffs for Mexico, Canada and the European Union. Perdue said he …

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World Meat Congress Preview

Dan Beef

The 2018 World Meat Congress is coming to Dallas, Texas, May 31-June 1. This event, which is the premier gathering of red meat industry leaders from across the globe, is hosted by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the International Meat Secretariat. Joe Schuele has a preview of this big event. World Meat Congress Preview

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Secretary Perdue to Speak at World Meat Conference This Summer

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Pork, Trade

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will speak at this summer’s World Meat Congress in Dallas, Texas. Taking place May 30th through June first, Perdue will address participants on Thursday morning, May 31st, during the “Global Politics of Food” session. The U.S. Meat Export Federation, the organization hosting the global event, announced the appearance by Perdue. USMEF CEO Emeritus Philip Seng says …