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Cattle Health and Wellbeing Committee discusses trade and regulations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Committee members and attendees to the Cattle Health and Wellbeing Committee meeting heard from experts about importing beef from Brazil and Argentina as well as new regulatory concerns of which to be aware. John Clifford, deputy administrator of USDA APHIS Veterinary Services, spoke to attendees about the risks associated with importing beef […]

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EPA hopes to work more closely with cattlemen

A representative of the Environmental Protection Agency told cattlemen the agency is working to improve relationships with the agriculture community. “We want to branch and work with you all,” said Allison Wiedeman, Chief of the Rural Branch of the Water Permits division of EPA.  During the meeting of the Property Rights and Environmental Management Committee of […]

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Discussion about new consumers at Architecture of Consumer Demand Outlook Session

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Attendees interacted with a panel of experts over the topic of reaching the millennial generation at the Architecture of Consumer Demand Outlook Session at the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention. This discussion was intended to guide the federation committee and subcommittee members as they make decisions for reaching a new consumer in the […]

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All-Pro leadership advice from Archie Manning

Archie Manning, former all-pro quarterback and father of Eli and Peyton Manning, gave NCBA members some advice on leadership during their second general session. Manning said they need to think like a leader, set goals like a leader, and act like a leader. If you think like a leader Manning said you can overcome adversity […]

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CME Beef Industry Scholarship Celebrates 25 Years with 25 Scholarships

NASHVILLE, Tenn (Feb. 6, 2014) – For cattlemen and women, investing in the future and ensuring the next generation has the skills and knowledge to lead the industry is of paramount importance. We’re proud to have partnered with the CME Group in this effort for what will be our 25th year through the CME Beef […]

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