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USDA Answers Usca Petition; Proposes To Close “Product of The U.S.A.” Loophole

Press release provided by the US Cattlemen’s Association On March 6th the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a proposed rulemaking to...

Ranch Group Praises Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction of Checkoff Reform Legislation

Press Release provided by R-Calf USA On February 28th, Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)...
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Minnesota Court Folds Large Retailers into Packer Antitrust Suit

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA  Several large retailers and wholesalers (including Sysco, US Foods, Kroger, Hy-Vee, Albertson, Associated Grocers, Subway, SuperValu,...
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Cattlemen’s Association Encouraged by Funding Delivered to Local Meat Processors

Press Release Provided by U.S. Cattleman’s Association On Wednesday November 2nd, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the first-round recipients of the...
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The Cattleman’s Corner: Do It Yourself and Find Out

By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice There are a fair amount of folks that have been managed by someone who...
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Two New Cattle Market Studies Validate Ranch Group’s Call for Meaningful Congressional Action

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA On March 31st, R-CALF USA is calling on Congress to cease consideration of the Cattle Market...
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OPINION: Beef Packers and Allies Urge Congress to Do Nothing in Face of Broken...

 Op-ed By Bill Bullard, CEO, R-CALF USA Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA Large beef packers and their allies are fighting to hold...
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California Beef Council Announces New Producer Relations Manager

Press Release provided by the California Beef Council  The California Beef Council (CBC), the marketing order representing California’s cattle ranchers and beef...
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Ranch-to-customer Market Boosts Hearst Ranch Beef

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Just off Highway 1,...
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National MCOOL Coalition

Hundreds of Cross-Sectional Domestic Interests Call for MCOOL Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA “Securing Enactment of the American Beef Labeling Act of...
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Ranch Group Applauds Senate Reintroduction of OFF Act

Press Release Provided by R-Calf USA During the first week of October a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, Mike Lee (R-Utah), Cory...
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USCA Address Mask Mandates for Independent Processing Facilities

Press Release Provided by the US Cattleman’s Association On September 10th, members of the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) Independent Beef Processing...
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Are You Prepared for When Disaster Strikes?

A Re-cap on CCA’s Wildfire Safety & Livestock Evacuation Workshop By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On June 23, 2021, The...
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North American Meat Institute Provides Facts on Common Beef Market Myths

Press Release Provided by North American Meat Institute   In May, the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) released a document to...
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Importer-controlled Cattle Exceed Purchases in Domestic Negotiated Cash Market

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently completed its reapportionment of the National Beef Checkoff Program...
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Imports of Cattle and Beef Hit Historical High in 2020

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recently released cattle and beef trade data for December provide...
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Ranch Group Files Brief to Prevent the USDA from Preempting False Advertising Claims for...

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA On December 7th, R-CALF USA submitted a motion to file a friend-of-the-court brief and a brief...
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USCA Supports a Beef Checkoff Program Accountable to the Producers It Intends to Serve

Press Release Provided by the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) supports a Beef Checkoff program that is accountable...
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USDA Provides Update on Investigation Following 2019 Tyson Beef Plant Closure and COVID-19 Pandemic

Press Release Provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture As part of its commitment to ensuring fair and competitive markets for the livestock,...
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America’s Meatpacking Facilities Operating More Than 95% of Capacity Compared to 2019

Press Release provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture On June 9th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue applauded the safe reopening...
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National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: Trade Deal With China a “Game Changer” for American Beef...

Press Release Provided by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association applauded the signing of a Phase-One trade agreement...

More Than 50 Organizations Urge Sens. Rounds And Thune To Amend The U.S....

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA More than 50 farm, ranch, consumer, manufacturing, labor and other organizations sent a joint letter today...

April Beef and Pork Exports below 2018 Levels; Lamb Still Trending Higher

Press Release: Provided by U.S. Meat Export Federation,www.usmef.org April exports of U.S. beef and pork were lower than a year ago while...