Ag Policy


Murphy: PETA Fight at the Museum

Oct 05, 2017 by Dan Murphy
Can animals be part of an artistic display, or appear in a video meant to trigger in-depth discussion about human rights? Not if PETA has anything to say about it.

A Call for Transparency

Sep 21, 2017 by Greg Henderson
Disagree with Uma Valeti, CEO of Memphis Meats, a tech startup making meat from self-reproducing animal cells, if you want. Just don’t dismiss his efforts to bring “real meat—without the animal—to the table.”

USMEF "Heartland Team" Goes to Japan

Sep 12, 2017 by Sara Brown
U.S. livestock and grain producers visited Japan Sept. 3-8 to meet with buyers of U.S. pork and beef and get a firsthand look at this leading international market for U.S. red meat.

White House reviewing GIPSA rule

Oct 21, 2016 by Drovers
After a six year period of dormancy, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has sent a draft of rules changes to the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) act to the White House for final review.