NCBA CEO on Importance of FMD Vaccine Bank

Dan Cattle, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)


We told you earlier this month that President Biden had signed a memorandum titled “National Security Memorandum to Strengthen the Security and Resilience of U.S. Food and Agriculture”. One of those attending that event was National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO Colin Woodall which including a briefing with senior federal law enforcement and homeland security officials. Woodall explains what some of the threats he thinks about when it comes to the cattle and beef industry.

Talk is underway about a new farm bill, and funding for the foot and mouth disease vaccine bank will be a part of those discussions. Woodall has a message for lawmakers as to why this is so important.