Browsing Posts tagged National Animal Identification System

By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com Published: Sunday, June 28, 2009 12:16 AM CDT Dwindling support for a National Animal Identification System (NAIS) has one Nebraska livestock organization calling on state livestock producers to reject the idea of making the program mandatory. State producers will have an opportunity on Tuesday to speak their minds about the future […]

by Darol Dickinson 6-22-09 Were the USDA sessions designed to decoy livestock and land owners from the real issues? Opposition to NAIS in the USDA listening sessions is over 95% against it. The violent hate displayed toward USDA is almost unbelievable? What has the USDA done to make the world’s most peaceful and productive farmers […]

June 22nd, 2009 10:58 am  |  by Mike Miller |  Published in Big Government, DownsizeDC.org, Liberty, Market Regulation, Politics, congress |  Comment On This Article D o w n s i z e r – D i s p a t c h Quote of the Day: “Increasingly, we are seeing consumers join forces with […]

Wendell Berry Picks Jail Over NAIS Thursday, June 18th, 2009 | Author: KristenM | The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) listening sessions taking place across the country came to Kentucky last month. Wendell Berry, the agrarian poet and small farm activist, was there. Story after story from these listening sessions has confirmed one thing: small farmers across […]

N.A.I.S. R.I.P? By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson I’ve been grousing about NAIS, the National Animal Identification System, since 2006, when we got a letter from the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture inviting us to put radio frequency ID tags our poultry so the government could come and slaughter them if someone, somewhere, came down with a case […]

I find it interesting that of all the places where these USDA listening sessions are being held, not one is scheduled in or around Wisconsin.  I find that strange because the USDA paid Wisconsin  35 million dollars under a “co-operative agreement”  (bribe) to foist NAIS and Premises ID on the unsuspecting farmers and ranchers in […]

I am David Pfrang and the recent past president of the Kansas Cattlemen’s Association. I am a livestock producer, and I am speaking on behalf of the KCA. We strongly oppose NAIS for the following reasons: NAIS is disease management and not disease prevention. Disease prevention, like closing the border to diseased foreign cattle, must […]