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R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America “Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard December 14, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                             Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa@r-calfusa.com R-CALF USA’s Opposition to USDA’s Proposed Mandatory Animal Identification Rule:  Part I of VIII-Part Series Billings, Mont. – As promised, R-CALF USA today launches an 8-day […]

ADT ~~ ANIMAL DISEASE TRACEABILITY by alert@naisstinks.com 11-28-11 On February 5, 2010, USDA Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the opposition was so great, the ill-fated NAIS brain child of the US government was now ended.  The cost, complications, record keeping time, and potential enforcement fines made the whole thing stink to ranchers of […]

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 […]

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America “Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard August 9, 2011 Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa@r-calfusa.com USDA Spurns U.S. Cattle Industry: Issues Overreaching, Intrusive Mandatory Animal Identification Rule Billings, Mont. — In direct defiance of fundamental recommendations to preserve branding as a means of official […]

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 […]

Editorial comment: Although over 90% of cattle producers have violently opposed NAIS and all forms of mandatory Animal ID, USDA now renames NAIS and calls it ANIMAL DISEASE TRACEABILITY (ADT) and the staff of USDA is “on the road again” promoting Animal ID. It appears that the wishes of the producers are just picayune insects […]

By: Doreen Hannes Bio Doreen Hannes is the Director of Research for the National Independent Consumers and Farmers Association (NICFA) and is dedicated to weeding through the lies, half truths, and mis- and disinformation to help people to understand the methods and propaganda being used to manipulate us….and to dig for the truth. As -civil-ization […]

The PPJ Gazette Wisconsin: Establishing a legal objection to unlawful mandatory Premises registration April 19, 2010 by Paul Griepentrog by: Paul Griepentrog (c)copyright 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED __________________________________ Testimony to the Assembly Committee on Agriculture regarding AB 279 Voluntary Premises Registration Whereas this committee has deemed it prudent to hold hearing on this issue at […]

The PPJ Gazette Wisconsin: Establishing a legal objection to unlawful mandatory Premises registration April 19, 2010 by Paul Griepentrog by: Paul Griepentrog (c)copyright 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED __________________________________ Testimony to the Assembly Committee on Agriculture regarding AB 279 Voluntary Premises Registration Whereas this committee has deemed it prudent to hold hearing on this issue at […]

Animal ID, Another View James Clement, DVM Comments By James Clement, DVM, Cow-Calf Research & Consulting, regarding the Ron DeHaven / AVMA News Release on Animal ID 3/9/2010 Dr. Ron DeHaven, Executive Vice President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in a recent press release and AVMA TV video presentation criticizes USDA for including […]