Monthly Archives: June 2021

NCBA Pushes Congress to Address Areas of Concern in the Cattle Industry

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) led a letter with the support of 37 affiliate state cattle organizations, urging the leadership of the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Committees to address critical areas of concern in the cattle and beef industry.Specifically, NCBA pushed Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Rep. David Scott (D-GA-13), […]
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Republican Ag Committee Members Call on USDA to Release Details on Impact of Proposed Tax Increases

Ranking Member Boozman leads letter requesting evidence to support claim that only two percent of farm estates will be impactedRepublican members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry are calling on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to make public a detailed explanation and any supporting economic analyses that clarifies how the […]
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Service Seeks Comment on Proposal to List the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act

Service Seeks Comment on Proposal to List the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act After a thorough review of the best available science, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list two distinct population segments (DPS) of the lesser prairie-chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Service is requesting comments or […]
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Senate ag leaders promise cattle market hearing

Momentum building for a bipartisan solution on price and supply issues vexing cattle market. During a Senate Agriculture Committee nomination hearing for USDA’s top legal counsel, the issue of the cattle markets was raised consistently by members as well as a promise from both committee leaders to hold a hearing on the issue. The committee […]
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