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  • President trump signs executive orders to Boost Rural America

    President trump signs executive orders to Boost Rural America

    President Trump is sending a clear signal this week that he is interested and engaged in helping boost rural America. With the executive order signed on Tuesday, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue will chair a newly established Interagency Task Force on ...

  • Administration proposes comprehensive tax reform plan, includes repeal of Death Tax

    Administration proposes comprehensive tax reform plan, includes repeal of Death Tax

    This afternoon, top officials in the Trump Administration released their proposal for comprehensive tax reform, calling it the “biggest tax cut in U.S. history.” The plan is designed to serve as the starting point as Congress and the ...

  • Cattlemen Praise Confirmation of Gov. Perdue for USDA Secretary

    Cattlemen Praise Confirmation of Gov. Perdue for USDA Secretary

    Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today praised the Senate confirmation of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture: “Decisions made every day at the USDA have a significant ...

  • Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

    Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

    Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small family farms. In his testimony, ...

  • Cattlemen support nomination of Gov. Perdue to lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Cattlemen support nomination of Gov. Perdue to lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of ...

  • NCBA Applauds USTR for Defending U.S. Beef from European

    NCBA Applauds USTR for Defending U.S. Beef from European

    Today, the Office of the United States Trade Representative announced it will start the process of reinstating retaliatory tariffs on goods and products from the European Union due to the E.U.’s unfair treatment of U.S. beef. National ...

  • NCBA Announces CME Scholarship Recipients

    NCBA Announces CME Scholarship Recipients

    Ten top-notch college students, who are pursuing careers in the beef industry, have been chosen for the 2017-2018 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship is sponsored by the CME Group and administered by the National Cattlemen’s ...

  • Proposed Tax Regulation Threaten Multigenerational Cattle Operations

    Proposed Tax Regulation Threaten Multigenerational Cattle Operations

    The Internal Revenue Service hosted a public hearing today on a Department of Treasury proposed rule that would eliminate or greatly reduce available valuation discounts for family-related entities. Kevin Kester, National Cattlemen’s Beef ...

  • NCBA Showcases Cattle Operation’s Conservation Practices

    NCBA Showcases Cattle Operation’s Conservation Practices

    The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Catoctin and Frederick Soil Conservation Districts hosted an event today to highlight the successful conservation efforts by farmers and ranchers that have led to the improvement of the Chesapeake ...

  • Registration Open for 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

    Registration Open for 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

    Registration and housing for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show is now open. The 120th annual convention will be held in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 1-3, 2017. Advanced registration is open ...

  • Registration Open for 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

    Registration Open for 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

    Registration and housing for the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show opens today. The 118th Annual Convention will be held in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 27-29, 2016. Advanced registration is open ...

  • Collaborative Effort Yields Manure Fact Sheet

    Collaborative Effort Yields Manure Fact Sheet

    Thanks to a long-term, collaborative effort, a new fact sheet detailing Beneficial Uses of Manure and Environmental Protection has been released. NCBA and other livestock groups, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency recently ...

  • Cattle Industry Conference Wraps Up with Policy Priorities

    Cattle Industry Conference Wraps Up with Policy Priorities

    Over 600 cattlemen and women gathered in Denver, Colo., this week to discuss the policy priorities for the cattle industry for the upcoming year. Throughout the meeting, the various policy committees reviewed expiring policies and discussed proposed ...

  • Cattle Producers Gather in Denver to Establish Direction for Industry

    Cattle Producers Gather in Denver to Establish Direction for Industry

    More than 600 cattle producers are gathered for the Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver this week to help set direction for industry programs. The event includes meetings of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Cattlemen’s ...

  • Cattlemen Gather in San Antonio for the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention

    Cattlemen Gather in San Antonio for the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention

    More than 7,000 cattlemen and women from across the country are registered to attend the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show, which kicked off today at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in ...

  • Cattlemen Urge Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

    Cattlemen Urge Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

    As trade negotiators meet again this week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association urges the renewal of Trade Promotion Authority, legislation that gives the President authority to negotiate trade agreements with an assurance that Congress ...

  • 2015 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Registration Open

    2015 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Registration Open

    Registration for the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show is underway. The 117th Annual Convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 4-7, 2015. Advanced registration is open until Jan. 10, ...

  • Cattle Operations Honored for Stewardship Efforts

    Cattle Operations Honored for Stewardship Efforts

    Seven cattle operations were recognized here as regional winners of the 2014 regional Environmental Stewardship Award Program. The awards, announced during the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference, honor the industry’s best land stewards. ...

  • Registration Open for 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference

    Registration Open for 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference

    Bob McCan, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president, said if cattlemen and women want a seat at the table and involvement in shaping the future of the beef industry, attendance at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference is a must. The ...

  • DOT Exempts Livestock from Hours of Service Requirement

    DOT Exempts Livestock from Hours of Service Requirement

    Today (June 6, 2014), the U.S. Department of Transportation granted a one-year exemption to the Hours-of-Service requirement for the transportation of livestock. The Hours-of-Service rules required all commercial motor vehicle operators, including ...