Browsing Posts tagged National Animal Identification System

by George Lauby (North Platte Bulletin) – 10/4/2009 A conference committee in Congress has decided to fund the controversial National Animal Identification System for another year to the tune of $5.3 million. That will be a significant reduction from previous years, but does not placate opponents of the still floundering, five-year-old program. “We’re disappointed with […]

NAIS Non-Compliance Trial Update Please Broadcast Emmanuel Miller, Jr., of Wisconsin, is the first American to have been tried for NAIS non-compliance, on Wednesday September 23.  Wisconsin requires NAIS “premises” registration and many farmers, including Emmanuel Miller, Jr., have refused to comply. Pat Monchilovich, another who refused, goes to trial in October. This is an […]

September 29, 2009 by Darol Dickinson When a critter is over 30 months of age the USDA has made a rule that the processing procedure can not saw the carcass down the middle. Slaughter must do two cuts on each side of the spinal column and not compromise the meat with the possible material from […]

Livestock Board returns $140,000.00 in federal funds Cheyenne — Wyoming Livestock Board members, meeting in Cheyenne Aug. 21, voted to abandon their agreement to work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in implementing its National Animal Identification System (NAIS). According to agency director Jim Schwartz, the agreement amounted to $140,000 in grant money. Schwartz says […]

NAIS ~~~~ a COCKSURE CONJECTURE By Darol Dickinson 9-9-09 President Eisenhower said, “Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” Born in Abilene, Kansas, an area known for corn and wheat production, was the authoritative background of this presidential quote. Oh, for a quote […]

Re-posted from The Complete Patient Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at 11:31PM I’ve been reading reports that the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) is in trouble. Its funding from Congress has been cut. The listening sessions around the country sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture were nearly unanimous in opposition. Is there truth to such […]

PPJG original post. Author: Marti Oakley © August 22, 2009 4:23 pm cst This is such a crock even I can’t believe it.  This is the actual public statement by USDA claiming they heard substantial support for NAIS/Premises ID.  What were these people smoking? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Officials with the Department of Agriculture said they heard substantial […]

Billings, Mont. – As promised, R-CALF USA has launched a 12-day blitz of news releases to explain in detail many of the reasons our members oppose the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Animal Identification System (NAIS). With this effort, R-CALF USA hopes to bring to light many of the dangerous aspects associated with NAIS […]

Billings, Mont. – As promised, R-CALF USA has launched a 12-day blitz of news releases to explain in detail many of the reasons our members oppose the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Animal Identification System (NAIS). With this effort, R-CALF USA hopes to bring to light many of the dangerous aspects associated with NAIS […]

Billings, Mont. — As promised, R-CALF USA has launched a 12-day blitz of news releases to explain in detail many of the reasons our members oppose the U.S.. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Animal Identification System (NAIS). With this effort, R-CALF USA hopes to bring to light many of the dangerous aspects associated with NAIS […]