Browsing Posts tagged NAIS

Please take less than 8 minutes to digest this video prepared by R-CALF USA and presented by CEO Bill Bullard. Cattle producers are fighting for their lives to protect themselves and their families from the devastating costs, flawed duress, over-kill and destructive enforcement fees of NAIS. Please view and consider the unprecedented financial gut-shot NAIS […]

On April 15, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack held a roundtable discussion on the controversial National Animal Identification System (NAIS). He had invited 29 organizations, and I had the opportunity to represent the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC). Secretary Vilsack opened by explaining that he was getting pressure from Congress, which is considering, apparently, cutting […]

Is beef exporting necessary? By Darol Dickinson–3-2-09 The National Cattleman’s Beef Association says, “..we’re working hard to open trade with Japan, which could add $50 per head to your bottom line.” Multiply that by 97 million cattle in the USA, that is impressive, if true! Ken Stielow, Chairman of the Cattleman’s Beef Board—Beef Checkoff, says, […]