Looking Forward to Working with New EPA Administrator

Dan Cattle, Environment

Various agriculture groups have come out in support of the announcement that Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That includes the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and its environmental counsel, Scott Yager, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman the Association is pleased Pruitt is in this position.

Record Attendance in Nashville as NCBA Members New Elect Officers

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show wrapped up on Saturday with the election of Nebraska cattleman Craig Uden as the organization’s new president. More than 9,300 people attended this year’s convention, shattering the previous record of 8,200, to engage in grassroots policy process, hear from industry experts and attend the expansive tradeshow. Attendees enjoyed live music all …

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 …

Cattlemen Express Concerns With Trump Administration’s Trade Action

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Trade

“Sparking a trade war with Canada, Mexico, and Asia will only lead to higher prices for American-produced beef in those markets,” NCBA Says Tracy Brunner, President of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he is withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and may seek to take …