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  • 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 ...

  • Legislation Introduced to Prevent EPA from Releasing Producer Information

    Legislation Introduced to Prevent EPA from Releasing Producer Information

    Today (March 6, 2014), United States Reps. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.), Lee Terry (R-Neb.), Mike McIntyre (D-NC) and Jim Costa (D-Cal.) introduced legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from disclosing the private and confidential ...

  • Beef Producers Need Comprehensive TPP Deal

    Beef Producers Need Comprehensive TPP Deal

    Beef producers from the four largest beef producing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries continue to advocate that any TPP agreement must deliver on the 2011 TPP Ministers’ position of eliminating tariffs and other barriers to ...

  • NCBA Opposes Farm Bill

    NCBA Opposes Farm Bill

    On Jan. 28, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association announced that they will oppose the Agricultural Act of 2014, the farm bill conference report. NCBA sent a letter to the Hill, expressing our opposition to the bill. The following is a ...

  • Record-Breaking Trade Show on Tap for 2014 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville

    Record-Breaking Trade Show on Tap for 2014 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville

    Those attending the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 4-7 should be sure to pack their comfortable walking shoes. The NCBA Trade Show – for years, the beef cattle industry’s largest – is ...