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NCBA Board of Directors meeting sees new officers instated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The NCBA Board of Directors meeting saw the passing of new resolutions and directives as well as the passing of the torch to new officers for 2014. Forrest Roberts, CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, spoke to attendees about what he saw as one of the most important advantages of the […]

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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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CattleFax Projections Include Improved Weather Conditions and Record Prices

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2014) – Cattlemen and women gathered today at the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show to hear CattleFax market analysts’ projections for the year ahead. Creighton University Professor Emeritus Art Douglas told the audience he expect s improved moisture conditions in the majority of the United […]

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2014 General Opening Session

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Attendees of the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention General Opening Session heard the story of an extraordinary leader and his experiences and how these relate to the problems the cattle industry faces. Richard Phillips, the merchant marine on which the movie Captain Phillips is based, was the keynote speaker for the opening session. Phillips spoke […]

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2014 Cattle Industry Convention Kicks Off in Nashville

Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2014) – More than 6,200 cattlemen and women from across the country are registered to attend the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show, which kicked off today at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The convention, which will run through Feb. 7, is the largest annual gathering of […]

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