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Editorial note: Although thousands of people have traveled the nation to express opposition and concerns about Animal ID enforcements, it appears none were heard by USDA and now a new round of talks are starting. One wonders what part of the USDA ID programs offered in the past the government did not understand or hear. […]

Editorial comment: Private livestock ID is a must for every producer of large numbers, for all types of data needed to be professional. A system that allows the owner private access to all data is totally different than the ill-fated NAIS program where the government held private access to all producer’s data. Although there is […]

05-24-2010 6:40 pm – Derry Brownfield The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says it plans to drop the program called the National Animal Identification System (NAIS). I’ve been studying the antics of Washington bureaucrats for 50 years and I know this is just another ploy to give farmers and ranchers a feeling of security, […]

05-24-2010 6:40 pm – Derry Brownfield The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says it plans to drop the program called the National Animal Identification System (NAIS). I’ve been studying the antics of Washington bureaucrats for 50 years and I know this is just another ploy to give farmers and ranchers a feeling of security, […]

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 […]

Editor’s Note: Past Sec. of Agriculture, now Senator Mike Johanns was the chief NAIS enforcer fighting for a mandatory NAIS just a couple years ago. He was formerly one of the largest supporters of the program and rammed it down the unwilling farm folks throat at every chance he could. He was charged with cutting […]

Note: Facts, the application for the grant money to operate the program requires that Wisconsin abide by the terms set forth under the Federal Register. In which the participation must be voluntary and a producer can op-out. The state has breached their contract and are subject to Federal Administrative Relief which may result in repayment […]