CattleCon24 Registration Still Underway

Dan Beef, Cattle, Marketing

Registration and housing continues for the 2024 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show being held January 31-February 2, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. CattleCon24 is where cattle producers from across the country will gather for business meetings, educational sessions, engaging speakers, and family fun. Attendees can take part in a variety of educational opportunities including the CattleFax Outlook Seminar, weather and industry …


Sustainability in the Cattle Industry

Dan Beef, Cattle, Economy

Sustainability in agriculture is a topic we continue to hear more and more about, and it’s one the cattle industry has been discussing for years. Mary-Thomas Hart, Chief Council with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), looks at how the cattle industry continues to be sustainable. She explains how sustainability in the cattle industry is actually measured. NCBA notes that thanks …


Alabama Cattlemen Discuss Drought, LFP

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Beef, Cattle

The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) held their fall quarterly board meeting last week at the ACA office in Montgomery. A variety of Association business took place, along with the discussion of a few topics, one of those being the current drought. ACA Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley gave those in attendance an update about the counties who are now eligible to sign …

Animal Agriculture

Nominations Open for Animal Agriculture Water Quality Committee

Dan Beef, Bison, Cattle, Dairy, Equine, Irrigation, Livestock, Pork, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep-Goats, USDA-EPA, Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Federal Register Notice on November 16 establishing the Animal Agriculture Water Quality Subcommittee. It’s under the umbrella of the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. Nominations are open for members who want to serve on the subcommittee. The primary subcommittee goal will be to develop recommendations that will inform the Agency’s …