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Kevin Kester, NCBA Vice President and California cattleman, talks about TPP as NCBA’s grassroots members take to the Hill during the 2016 Legislative Conference.
Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, talks about the meeting of the USDA’s Agricultural Air Quality Task Force and the appointment of Ben Weinheimer of the NCBA and Texas Cattle Feeders Association to that task force.
Colin Woodall, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs, talks about the importance of Ag Day.
Kristina Butts, NCBA Executive Director of Legislative and Government Affairs, discusses the Beef Industry Food Safety Council (BIFSCo) meeting last week and the importance of food safety research and funding.
Frank Price, co-owner/operator of the Frank and Sims Price Ranch in Sterling City, Texas, talks about voluntary conservation efforts undertaken by America’s ranchers.
Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, discusses the decision Monday by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeal to hear the challenge to the WOTUS rule and what that means for NCBA and PLC’s case going forward.
Ethan Lane, executive director of the PLC and NCBA federal lands, discusses President Obama’s designation of an additional 1.8 million acres of public land under the Antiquities Act. This designation elevates the status of these public lands, restricting and prevents multiple-use.
Jude Capper, Ph.D. discusses her research into the sustainability of the beef industry and decreases in resource use.