The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will change the use of medicated milk replacers. Danielle Mzyk, DVM/PhD candidate at North Carolina State University College
The Hammons are back on the ranch, after a long and lengthy battle with the Bureau of Land Management. But the journey back to reinstating their grazing permits has just begun, says Ethan Lane, Public Lands Council.
Policy news grabbed the headlines yesterday, as USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a $12 billion relief package for farmers impacted by tariffs. Beef leaders say they look forward to reviewing the details.
Trade talk is a big issue for everyone here at the convention and the focus isn’t just on China. For another year, the priority remains the same, the cattle industry vocal they want a free trade deal with Japan.
On Wednesday, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Policy Division Chair and South Dakota Rancher Todd Wilkinson issued a statement in response to a proposed bill to regulate spot cattle trades.