Monthly Archives: September 2019

Consumer Group: Fake Meat is Factory Food

Will Coggin September 24, 2019 03:14 PM The ingredient list can include tertiary butylhydroquinone and disodium inosinate. ( CCF ) The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is running a full-page ad in USA Today exposing the highly processed nature of fake, “plant-based” bacon. Roughly one-third of consumers believe “plant-based” is equivalent to “minimally processed.” The […]
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FDA Releases Draft GFI to End OTC Sales of Most Animal Antibiotics

John Maday September 24, 2019 08:36 AM The new guidance would include dosage forms including injectable or intra-mammary antibiotic products now available over the counter for use in beef and dairy cattle. ( Geni Wen ) On Monday, September 23, the FDA released draft guidance for industry (GFI) #263, outlining a process for voluntarily bringing […]
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Scams Targeting Ranchers on the Rise Warn Special Rangers

Drovers News Source September 24, 2019 09:22 AM There’s a surge in scams targeting ranchers. ( FJ ) There’s a surge in scams targeting ranchers, warn special rangers with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). Scott Williamson, director of law enforcement for TSCRA, urged all ranchers to be on high alert, but especially […]
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Secretary Perdue Swears In USDA’s Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Donald ‘DJ’ LaVoy

Secretary Perdue Swears In USDA’s Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Donald ‘DJ’ LaVoy U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Sept. 17 administered the oath of office to swear in Donald “DJ” LaVoy to serve as the USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary. “DJ LaVoy brings decades of leadership in economic development and affordable housing to […]
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The federal government has re-opened the public comment period regarding the restoration of grizzly bears in the Northern Cascades National park.

Public Comment Period The federal government has re-opened the public comment period regarding the restoration of grizzly bears in the Northern Cascades National park. You can submit comments online at: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/documentsOpenForReview.cfm…

Local Scholarship Opportunities

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association is proud to partner with Western Stockmen’s, Kittitas County CattleWomen and the Stiles family to offer scholarships to qualified applicants. For more details on the required qualifications please use the below links. Jenny Lynn Stiles-Hudson Memorial Scholarship Kittitas County CattleWomen Memorial Fund Scholarship Western Stockmen’s and Simplot Cattle Feeding Scholarship If […]
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2019 Youth Leadership Conference

October 26 • Tri-Cities, Washington Ag: It’s more than sows, cows and plows. From exploring careers and opportunities in agriculture, to networking with youth and industry leaders, the day will be fun-filled and packed with opportunity and excitement. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with opportunity in agriculture and it’s waiting for you to put your […]
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Meeting may decide grizzly plan fate

Whether federal agencies proceed with plans to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades may depend on how many opponents attend an Oct. 7 public meeting, the president of the Okanogan County Farm Bureau says. “The upper management in the U.S. Department of Interior is looking for a good reason not to do this (not […]
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