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North Dakota To Consider Voluntary Checkoff

A North Dakota state representative has introduced legislation that would make the state's additional $1 beef checkoff voluntary. It would have no impact on the national Beef Checkoff.

Trump Pardons South Dakota Ranchers

President Trump granted full pardons to members of a South Dakota ranching family who were supported by Governor Kristi Noem and Senator Mike Rounds.

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Nebraska Wildfire Forced Evacuations, Donations Sought

A wildfire forced evacuations in southwest Nebraska last week as the entire state is now in a drought. The Nebraska Cattlemen have identified ways to help those impacted by the fire.

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Court Rejects Meat Institute’s Prop 12 Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected the Meat Institute’s challenge to California’s 2018 ballot initiative that imposes new standards for animal housing.

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Arizona Ranch Sues Over Border Wall Construction

An Arizona ranch has sued the federal government claiming damages caused by the construction of the 30-foot-tall border wall between the United States and Mexico.

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Beef Loving Texans Names Eddie Jackson as Chief Recipe Officer

Food Network Chef and former NFL star Eddie Jackson has been named Chief Recipe Officer for Beef Loving Texans to develop unique, timely recipes and partnering as an ambassador for the brand.

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Oklahoma Tribes Will Open Meat Plants

The Cherokee, Osage and Creek nations are planning to open separate meat processing plants in Oklahoma in early 2021.

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Nevada’s ‘Cattle Drive for President Trump’

Ranchers in northern Nevada will hold a “Cattle Drive for President Trump” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to raise funds for the president’s re-election campaign.