16:17PM Oct 31, 2019

USCA; NCBA Release Statements about South Dakota Labeling Legislation

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor
This week South Dakota Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) introduced a bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to modify requirements that meat is labeled “Product
09:29AM Oct 01, 2019

Commentary: ‘Get In The Freaking Ark!'

Kacy Atkinson
AgWeb Contributor
Fifth-generation Wyoming rancher Kacy Atkinson says it’s time for cattlemen to stop the infighting and begin to understand the real issues affecting the beef industry.
Trade tension
15:03PM Jan 31, 2019

Trade, COOL, Japan: Kent Bacus On NCBA Policy Priorities On AgriTalk

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor
“There's no other market that can absorb the beef volume and the value of what we're selling into Japan,” said Kent Bacus, NCBA director of trade and market access. “We
22:04PM Apr 17, 2018

Checkoff War May Impact Entire Agriculture Industry

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
A checkoff war has farmers and livestock producers caught in the crossfire, and the ramifications could significantly impact the foundation of the beef and soybean checkoff system.
19:25PM Jun 23, 2017

Don't Drink The COOL-Aid

AgWeb Contributor
Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) is back in the news. Dropped after WTO rulings and predictions of financial losses, the controversial labeling issue has resurfaced in a lawsuit against
18:23PM Jan 26, 2017

Will Trump Team Resurrect MCOOL for Beef, Pork?

Jim Wiesemeyer & Roger Bernard
Washington Consultants
Key question as 'America first' focus comes from administration.
18:48PM Nov 18, 2016

Is COOL on the Front Burner Again?

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director
The new president could bring country-of-origin labeling out of the deep freeze and back to the front burner.