Latest News From NCBA

Dr. Bob Smith
Industry Feedyard Audit Tool Now Available

NCBA announces a comprehensive industry feedyard audit tool that will serve as a standardized audit tool based on the sound science and common sense established in the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program.

1 month ago
Marty Smith- NCBA President
Marty Smith: NCBA Will Not Engage With Activists

National Cattlemen's Beef Association president Marty Smith issues a statement about the group declining to participate in two Florida producer meetings.

1 month ago
NCBA Postpones the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

Citing restrictions on gathering sizes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show will move from February to August.

1 month ago
Grazing cows
NCBA Releases Plan For Voluntary Price Discovery Reform

NCBA announces its "75% plan," a regional approach to improve cattle market price discovery without mandating participation by producers or packers.

1 month ago
Angus VNR: Bridging the Gap

Sometimes a little education goes a long way, especially when it comes to your dinner. Shawn Darcy shares how the BQA consumer campaign increases transparency and trust.

3 months ago
AgriTalk: Smith Describes NCBA’s Marketing Committee Resolution

NCBA president Marty Smith, rancher and attorney from Wacahoota, Florida, joined AgriTalk on Wednesday to discuss the resolution from NCBA's Live Cattle Marketing Committee calling for a more robust cash cattle trade.

4 months ago
NCBA Adopts Cattle Marketing Policy

During NCBA's mid-year meeting in Denver, the Live Cattle Marketing Committee unanimously passed policy to increase cash fed cattle trade levels.

4 months ago
BQA cattle handling
BQA Earns Compliance With International Animal Welfare Standards

The Checkoff-funded National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program, managed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), is now recognized as an industry-leading animal welfare program.

4 months ago