Masters of Beef Advocacy Program Updates Training Modules

Dan Beef, Cattle, Education

The Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program recently announced they have updated their training modules. The updates, called MBA NextGen, make it easier for a new generation of farmers and ranchers to share their stories and advocate for the beef industry. Manager of Communications for the MBA program, Paul Dybedahl, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman this program is open to anyone. …


Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. Launches “MBA NextGen”

Dan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

Third iteration of the Masters of Beef Advocacy program provides updated information to arm the next generation of strong beef industry advocates (NCBA/Beef Checkoff) — The Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program managed by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff,  launched updated advocacy training modules – MBA NextGen. MBA NextGen updates the popular MBA training modules making it easier than ever …


NCBA Rolls Out New Virtual Event for 2021

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Cattle Industry Members Invited to 2021 Cattle Industry Convention Winter Reboot Virtual Event Feb. 23-24 (NCBA) – Brand new for 2021, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is hosting a two-day virtual event for cattlemen and women across the country to come together for industry news, updates, education and networking. The 2021 Cattle Industry Convention Winter Reboot, scheduled for Feb. …

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Young Cattle Producers Can Get More Out of 2021 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville

Dan Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

Students can interact, gain experience through internships (NCBA) — A fun, rewarding and engaging opportunity is available for college students wanting to attend the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 10-13, 2021. A team of interns – vital to the success of the largest annual meeting in the U.S. beef cattle industry – will …


Chairman Roberts Receives NCBA’s Capitol Hill Top Hand Award

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) recognized U.S. Senator and Chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) with the Capitol Hill Top Hand Award in honor of his long career fighting for cattle producers and rural communities in our nation’s capital. “Chairman Roberts is a pillar of the cattle industry and there is no …


New Tool Helps Farmers and Ranchers Develop Custom Biosecurity Plan for Disease Prevention

Dan Cattle

NCBA’s Beef Quality Assurance program releases a new Beef Checkoff-funded tool to help cattle farmers and ranchers ensure they are prepared with a custom biosecurity plan. (NCBA) — In support of cattle producers across the country dedicated to preventing disease, improving animal welfare and reducing production losses, the Beef Checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program developed a Daily Biosecurity Plan for …


New Report Assesses Impact of COVID-19 on Consumer Behaviors

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

The “State of the Consumer” Report Highlights Opportunities, Impact of COVID-19 on Beef Demand (NCBA) — The number of consumers who say they intend to eat beef at least weekly increased from 67 percent to 72 percent compared to 2019, and consumer positive perceptions of beef reached 70 percent for the first time,[1] according to a new report released by the …

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NCBA Commends Selection Of Vilsack To Lead USDA

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) issued the following statement in support of Tom Vilsack’s pending nomination as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is adding another chapter to an already storied career in agriculture. He has the unique skill set to be able to hit the ground running on day …

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NCBA Congratulates Rep. David Scott On His Nomination To Chair The House Agriculture Committee

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Legislative

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) issued the following statement in response to U.S. Representative David Scott (GA-13) being nominated by the Democratic Steering Committee to become the next Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee: “Congressman Scott is a devoted friend of America’s cattle producers and I congratulate him on being selected by his colleagues to lead the …


NCBA & PLC Secure NEPA Improvements For Livestock Producers

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

(NCBA) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Natural Resources and the Public Lands Council (PLC) Executive Director Kaitlynn Glover released the following statement on the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) final rule to update the agency’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations: “Today’s announcement represents decades of work by livestock producers who have told the Forest Service and …