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January 25, 2021United States President Joe BidenThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Dear Mr. President:On behalf of America’s independent cattle farmers and ranchers we applaud your “Made in America” Executive Order signed today that strengthens buy American provisions and ensures the future of America is made in America by all of America’s workers.Please know, […]

R-CALF USA v. United States Department of Agriculture, et al.CASE SUMMARY Federal agencies have exponentially expanded their authority by engaging in the common-place tactic of issuing informal interpretations, fact sheets, and other forms of “guidance,” the practical outcome of which is to surreptitiously force the regulated community to comply with a variety of “policy positions” […]

Memo: Are you concerned with the shift away from cash or does it seem like no big deal?  I don’t think enough people realize the pitfalls of this. I hope you will read Dave Ramsey’s comments. It’s a two minute read and he does a nice job of explaining this: Dave Ramsey repost  HERE’S WHAT […]

Memo — never eat any food or use any drugs coming from countries that eat rats, dogs, cats, snakes and bats. The USA should produce all their own food, not trusting imports from any nasty country. We are learning a drastic lesson right now.  The government assumes no blame. This may not be the last […]

Here is this week’s recording in mp3 and m4a formats.  This week’s segment is titled “Ramifications of Importing Fresh Beef from Brazil and Africa” and discusses the risks these imports pose to independent U.S. cattle producers. A good thing to do — help yourself and USA producers of quality beef by joining R-CALF today. Call […]

Tom DeWeese My address to the Colorado Independent Cattlemen’s Association I’m not a cattleman and I’m not going to pretend I know everything you are facing. But I do know that the major weapon being used against your industry is the misnamed control devise called Sustainable Development. I know why and I know who the […]

Small farmers and urban poultry owners alike are threatened by the USDA’s new proposal for animal identification. The agency has proposed a rule that imposes costs and paperwork burdens on farmers, ranchers, backyard poultry owners, sale barns, vets, and state agencies in order to track animals that cross state lines. The proposed rule is a […]

Team Obama Regulates Goat Herders’ Workplaces by Audrey Hudson 08/24/2011   The Obama administration is setting new workplace regulations to assist foreign workers who fill goat herding positions in the U.S. , including employee-paid cell phones and comfy beds. These new special procedures issued by the Labor Department must be followed by employers who want […]

Is the HSUS really humane? Is it a group designed to solicit millions from animal lovers and at the same time destroy ranchers and farmers who own and care for most American animals? Watch this short film for the facts. Brad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJUiSjSw0Gc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Note:Sec Vilsack knows that 16% of the US 2010 consumed beef was imported. He knows that for the last 21 years the USA has not produced enough beef to feed the nation. Why then, pray tell, does he think it is important to export beef to China, much of which has to be purchased outside […]