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NCBA on GIPSA Rule Withdrawal: “Victory for Cattle Producers and Consumers”

Colin Woodall, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, today released the following statement in response to USDA’s decision to withdraw its controversial Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) interim final rule:   “This is a victory for America’s cattle and beef producers – and it’s a victory for America’s consumers…. Read the rest »

Lallemand Animal Nutrition Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

More than 150 North American students applied for the third annual Lallemand Forward Scholarship Lallemand Animal Nutrition is pleased to announce the 2017 Lallemand Forward Scholarship recipients, which were selected from more than 150 applicants. Sasha van der Klein is the recipient of the doctoral scholarship, receiving $3,000. Van der Klein is currently working on… Read the rest »

NCBA Rancher to Congress: “Japan and Asia-Pacific Markets Vital to U.S. Beef”

Today Kelley Sullivan, NCBA member and rancher from Santa Rosa Ranch in Crockett, Texas, testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill about the importance of expanding export opportunities for U.S. beef in Asia. Held by the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, the hearing asked witnesses for their perspectives on specific actions needed to… Read the rest »

PLC, NCBA Praise Mark-up of National Monument Creation and Protection Act

The Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today praised Chairman Rob Bishop and the House Natural Resources Committee for marking-up H.R. 3990, the National Monument Creation and Protection Act. H.R. 3390 would bring long-overdue reform to the national monument designation process by setting clear parameters for the appropriate size of designations, giving voice… Read the rest »

USDA’s Anne Dawson to Receive USMEF Distinguished Service Award

Anne Dawson, senior trade advisor for the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has been named the recipient of the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The award, which recognizes an individual for his or her leadership and lifetime contributions toward the achievement of USMEF’s export goals, will be presented Nov. 2 at… Read the rest »

Twelve veterinary students receive 2017 AABP Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarships at the 50th Annual AABP
Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. Front row (L-R): Dr. Roger Saltman (Zoetis), Lauren Thompson, Sarah Cook, Delaine Quaresma,
Lora Gurley, Michelle Mitchell, Jonathan Lowe (Zoetis). Back row (L-R): Kevin Gavin, Max Beal, Cade Luckett, Ben Bennett, Joseph
Hammes, Ethan McEnroe, Brian Schnell. Photo by Sam Albers.

American Association of Bovine Practitioners Foundation and Zoetis Award

$60,000 in Veterinary Student Scholarships at 2017 AABP Conference Twelve students receive support for careers in large-animal veterinary medicine PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 5, 2017 — Twelve fourth-year veterinary students from across the country were presented scholarships on Friday, Sept. 15 during the 50th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Omaha,… Read the rest »

John Klein: OSU researchers invent Vegas Strip Steak from unexpected part of the beef

John Klein: OSU researchers invent Vegas Strip Steak from unexpected part of the beef

This story comes from Tulsa World and is written by John Klein Great steaks come from a beef loin. You know their names by heart. Sirloin. Filet mignon. Rib-eye. T-Bone. Porterhouse. You can add another, one from the shoulder, thanks to researchers working at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center…. Read the rest »

NCBA Responds to Treasury Decision to Withdraw Section 2704 Valuation Regulation

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President-elect Kevin Kester today issued the following statement regarding the announcement from the U.S. Treasury that it is recommending the complete withdrawal of proposed Section 2704 regulations: “On behalf of NCBA and our nation’s beef producers, I’d like to thank the U.S. Treasury and the IRS for their decision today to… Read the rest »

Cattlemen Release Second Video in Tax Reform Campaign

Cattlemen Release Second Video in Tax Reform Campaign

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today released the second video in its monthlong media campaign to promote comprehensive tax reform. The first video, which was posted on Sept. 6, was viewed more than 109,000 times on Facebook and reached more than 200,000 people. NCBA’s second video in the campaign features Jay Wolf, a third-generation Nebraska… Read the rest »

U.S. Beef Exports Stay Red-hot in July; Pork Exports Lower

U.S. beef exports remained well above last year’s pace in July, posting one of the highest monthly export value totals on record, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). July pork export volume dipped below its year-ago level for the first time in 15 months, with export… Read the rest »