ADUFA Reauthorization Ensures Important Animal Drug Access

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The Animal Drug User Fee Act, better known as ADUFA, received reauthorization with the recent stop-gap funding bill passed by Congress. Signed into law in 2003, reauthorization has been required every five years since then. ADUFA amends the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act, allowing the FDA to collect fees dedicated to the animal drug review process. Through …

“Uncharted Waters”: What McCarthy Ouster Means for Agriculture

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The U.S. Congress voted late afternoon, Tuesday, October 3rd to vacate the Office of the Speaker. The vote received 216 yay and 210 nay votes, ousting Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from his leadership role as Speaker of the House. This vote followed the stop-gap funding bill he pushed through by McCarthy, to prevent a government shutdown, the …


NCBA Announces Leadership Changes

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

DENVER (NCBA-Sept. 18, 2019) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced two significant leadership changes. The NCBA Executive Committee of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association confirmed Colin Woodall to serve as the association’s new Chief Executive Officer. Woodall, who was named this morning after an exhaustive national search, managed NCBA’s efforts in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade. …


Cattlemen React to Senate Passage of Public Lands Package

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Ethan Lane, Senior Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and NCBA Federal Lands, issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s passage of S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act.   “Ultimately, the biggest win in this package is simply it’s passage. Clearing the decks of so many local issues will free up natural resources policymakers on Capitol Hill …