Cattle Producers Discussing Various Policy Issues

Dan Cattle

Cattle producers from across the country are in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. One of those is Jennifer Houston from Tennessee, who currently serves as the Chairman of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Policy Division, but is also NCBA’s Vice President-elect. She says there are a lot of policy issues being …

Many Topics to be Discussed at Cattle Industry Convention

Dan Cattle

The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show officially kicks off Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, and a variety of topics will be discussed during the annual event. Colin Woodall, senior vice president of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says those issue include such things as trade, EPA regulations and even the farm bill.

Officials to Release Sterile Flies in Homestead in Precautionary Move

Dan Cattle, Florida, Industry News Release, Livestock

From: Florida Department of Agriculture Following the announcement that a stray dog found in Homestead, Fla. was positive for New World screwworm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced that it will begin releasing sterile flies on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in the Homestead area as a precautionary measure. Since the 1950s, …