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“Excessive populations deplete scarce food and water resources on the arid rangelands, leading to starvation and dehydration of the horses and burros,” Ethan Lane, NCBA and PLC, told members of the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining.
Public Lands Council To Congress: Federal Wild Horse Control Critical

The current system of managing wild horses and burros on public lands “has been crippled to the point of catastrophic failure," said Ethan Lane, NCBA & Public Lands Council to congressional leaders.

Two Hurdles Leaped for U.S. Beef, More To Do, Says NCBA's Woodall

“Friday was a big day for us in the beef business,” said Colin Woodall, vice president of regulatory affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, told AgriTalk host Chip Flory on Monday.

"If we are going to preserve the U.S. cattle industry as we know it today, and not allow the Big Four beef packers to essentially ‘chickenize’ our industry by capturing control over the live cattle supply chain, then producers have to do it themselves,” said Bill Bullard on AgriTalk Tuesday.
"We’ve Exhausted All Other Remedies” R-CALF CEO Says of Lawsuit

Bill Bullard joins AgriTalk to discuss R-CALF USA's lawsuit, alleging that beef packers Tyson, Cargill, JBS and National Beef, had engaged in collusion to unlawfully depress prices paid to U.S. cattle producers.

NCBA’s Kendal Frazier On What’s Next for the Beef Industry

If you don’t reflect on the lessons you’ve learned before you move forward, you risk repeating mistakes. That’s wisdom well-earned in the beef industry, and one NCBA's Kendal Frazier is wise to pass on.

NCBA CEO Kendal Frazier Announces Plans for Retirement

After 34 years with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the past four as CEO, Kendal Frazier announced his plans for retirement.

Policy Goals Laid Out by NCBA for 2019

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has put forth their policy priorities for 2019.

In late January 2019, the Hammonds received word that their permits would be reinstated. “Now that just starts the process,” Lane said. “There's nothing simple in the world of federal grazing permits.”
Learning From The Hammond’s Federal Lands Saga

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.

“There's no other market that can absorb the beef volume and the value of what we're selling into Japan,” Kent Bacus, director of trade and market access for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), stressed. “We have to have a trade agreement that will level the playing field for us."
Trade, COOL, Japan: Kent Bacus On NCBA Policy Priorities On AgriTalk

“There's no other market that can absorb the beef volume and the value of what we're selling into Japan,” said Kent Bacus, NCBA director of trade and market access. “We have level the playing field."