NCBA “Leader on this Issue,” Sen. Fischer SaysAlso this week NCBA applauded the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019 by U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R – Nebraska) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D – Nevada). The Senate bill is a companion to H.R. 4881, which was introduced by U.S. Representatives Roger Marshall (R – 1st Dist., Kansas) and Anthony Brindisi…Read More
To help support colleges of veterinary medicine in the aftermath of a student’s death by suicide, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have released a new resource, entitled After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. “The tragedy of suicide echoes throughout an organization,” said AAVMC Chief Executive Officer…Read More
By : Matthew Diersen, Risk & Business Management Specialist, Ness School of Management & Economics, South Dakota State University At a recent producer meeting, people were talking about mandatory livestock price reporting in the broader context of fed cattle marketing. South Dakota has enough fed cattle to be reported in cattle on feed statistics. The large feedlots (1,000+ head) in the state typically have a strong…Read More
WASHINGTON (Dec. 10, 2019) – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on the U.S.- Mexico -Canada Agreement (USMCA): “There is no higher policy priority for America’s beef producers than maintaining our duty-free access to Canada and Mexico, and that’s exactly what the USMCA will do. The Trump Administration and…Read More
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