News Releases

September 20, 2018

Ranchers Question Drought Insurance Revamp

RANCHERS QUESTION DROUGHT INSURANCE REVAMP:  USDA has changed its formula to determine how much in insurance payments farmers can collect when dealing with scarce rain. The Risk Management Agency adjusted the Pasture, Rangeland, Forage program to make insurance payments m...

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September 15, 2018

Horses with Heritage - Arizona Legacy Ranch Horse Sale

Proven ranch horses and prospects from three historic ranches sell at Arizona’s Legacy Ranch Horse Sale. Ranchers aren’t in the business for the money. They do it to improve their land, livestock and horses through selective breeding and diligent stewardship. In the process, t...

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September 10, 2018

NCBA Encouraged by USDA Involvement in Lab-Grown Fake Meat Public Meeting

Today Danielle Beck, Director of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in response to the announcement of a joint public meeting between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA and the Food and Drug Administration (...

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August 29, 2018

USDA Announces Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Detection

Washington, D.C.—August 29, 2018. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in a six year old mixed-breed beef cow in Florida.  This animal never entered slaughter ch...

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