Industry News

Cattlemen Kick Off Campaign to Prevent Farms, Ranches From Being Regulated Like Toxic Superfund Sites

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today kicked off a media campaign aimed at spotlighting and correcting a recent court decision that will require livestock producers to comply with laws that are only meant to apply to highly toxic Superfund sites.   The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) was enacted to provide… Read the rest »

November Pork Exports Set New Value Record; Beef Exports Also Strong

U.S. pork exports recorded the highest-ever monthly value in November while U.S. beef export value took another step toward a likely full-year value record, according to export results released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). November pork exports totaled 223,962 metric tons (mt), down slightly from a year ago. But… Read the rest »

NCBA Welcomes Updates to Beef Standards

Today NCBA President Craig Uden released the following statement in response to the notice from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that it is revising the United States Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef (beef standards): “Today’s update to the beef standards will benefit U.S. beef producers in every segment of our industry. By… Read the rest »

NCBA, PLC Statement on Confirmation of Joseph Balash to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management

Today Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Federal Lands, released the following statement on the confirmation of Joseph Balash to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management: “PLC and NCBA applaud the Senate’s final confirmation of Joseph Balash to be Assistant Secretary… Read the rest »

October another Stellar Month for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

U.S. pork exports remained ahead of last year’s record volume pace, and beef exports are poised to break $7 billion this year for only the second time, according to October export results released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). October pork exports were the largest since May, totaling 211,592 metric… Read the rest »

Cattlemen Respond to National Monument Reductions: “Egregious Example of Federal Overreach Corrected in Win for Rural Communities”

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council applauded the White House’s plan to reduce the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The decision – which follows an extensive review of monument designations by the Department of Interior – is a clear win for rural communities who have suffered the consequences of egregious federal overreach. “Previous… Read the rest »

Zoetis Accepting Proposals for Research Grants on Innovative Approaches to Controlling Parasitic Disease

Grant award program will support research to help protect dogs, cattle, sheep and poultry from parasitic diseases and to develop formulations that could extend the efficacy of therapeutics Zoetis  today announced that the company is accepting grant proposals for research into innovative approaches to help protect dogs, cattle, sheep and poultry from parasitic diseases and… Read the rest »

PLC, NCBA Outline Land Use Plan Amendment Priorities to BLM

Today the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association submitted official comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in response to the BLM’s Notice of Intent to Amend the 2015 Land Use Plan Amendments for the Greater-Sage Grouse. The comments outline key PLC and NCBA priorities for modifications to the 2015 Plan Amendments,… Read the rest »

Cattlemen Applaud Court-Ordered Stay in CERCLA, EPCRA Reporting Mandate

“One More Thing For Which to Be Thankful,” Uden Says Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in response to the DC Circuit Court’s decision to stay a mandate that agricultural entities file reports under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning… Read the rest »

Blaze a Trail to Phoenix

Blaze a Trail to Phoenix

  Cattlemen throughout the United States know Cattlemen’s College for its stimulating and thought-provoking sessions that help generate higher returns for their operations. Celebrating its silver anniversary in 2018, Cattlemen’s College – sponsored since its inception by Zoetis – has year-after-year been the cattleman’s first choice for education and profit-building advice. 25th Annual Cattlemen’s College… Read the rest »