The agency announced it will not finalize a plan introduced by the Trump Administration, instead handing control of rulemaking to its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Data from a recent Pulse Poll shows that ranchers are split nearly down the middle about traceability initiatives.
U.S. CattleTrace, a not-for-profit that securely maintains and manages data collected as part of disease traceability, announced the release of its model for membership.
Sterling Marketing President John Nalivka discusses with Drovers editor Greg Henderson the impact of COVID-19 on cattle and beef markets with an outlook for the remainder of 2020 and into next year.
Animal ID and traceability experts Dr. Dale Blasi and Dr. Nevil Spear will discuss the current technology and applications of traceability for beef producers.
Callahan Grund, who previously worked in policy engagement, business development and animal disease traceability preparedness at the Kansas Department of Agriculture, has been named executive director of CattleTrace.