Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the farm bill.
An amendment to limit and reform checkoffs that had the support of the Humane Society of the United States failed to make its way into the farm bill.
The nation’s largest livestock groups have vowed to oppose final passage of the farm bill if Congress fails to change current country-of-origin labeling laws.
The farm bill is being praised by national and state organizations representing beef producers for the benefits it will provide cattlemen.
The association commended the passage of the legislation.
The Opportunities for Fairness in Farming (OFF) Act of 2019 has the support of presidential candidates and could reshape how agricultural checkoffs operate, something animal rights groups see as a win.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Scott George, a dairy and beef producer from Cody, Wyo., tells why.