Tagging a Means to Trace Interstate Movement of Cattle

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia


A proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), now under comment, would make official the use of certain forms of radio frequency ID tags in moving cattle across state lines. Rod Bain has the story.

Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Services, Greg Ibach, explains details of the proposed transition to radio frequent ID tags for cattle moved interstate.

The proposal is under public comment until October 5.