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  • climate change in beef industry
    Aug 29, 2013

    Global Warming – Science Is Just An Afterthought 32

    The media has been reporting that the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is about to release a new report on global warning that will ratchet up the pressure on the whole global warming debate....More
  • Aug 26, 2013

    Cattlemen Verify That Sustainability In Beef Industry Improves By 5%

    The beef checkoff funded an extensive look at all aspects of sustainability as it relates to beef production, to provide the industry with scientifically valid and bullet-proof data to back up the claim that beef production is sustainable....More
  • Aug 13, 2013

    mCOOL Is Dragging The U.S. Beef Industry Down 3

    When the WTO ruling went against the U.S., the expectation was that mCOOL would be significantly changed. But it just kept getting worse....More
  • Aug 1, 2013

    No Farm Bill Likely To Really Benefit Cattle Producers 4

    Ethanol has greatly improved the profitability of farming, while downgrading the profitability of the cattle industry. In the longer term, the system will likely find a new balance, and the result will be a larger farming industry, a smaller cattle industry, and higher food and energy prices....More
  • horse cloning regulation
    Aug 1, 2013

    Cattle Industry Takes Notice Of Court Ruling On Quarter Horse Cloning 1

    An Amarillo court ruled against the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) this week in a lawsuit brought by horse owners wishing to register their cloned offspring. The question is whether breed associations have the right to make and enforce rules supported by the majority of its members....More
  • Jul 25, 2013

    Farm Bill Debate Mimics The Division In America 4

    The differences between the two political camps are real and substantive, and they revolve around the role of government and to what degree the free market should be allowed to operate....More
  • trust the american people and farmers
    Jul 16, 2013

    Whom To Trust? How About The American People? 3

    Whom do you trust? We should trust American values and morals, as most people are genuinely good and trying to do the right thing....More
  • horse slaughter may resume in U.S.
    Jul 11, 2013

    Horse Slaughter Set To Resume, Or Is It? 92

    While prospective plants are indicating they will soon be ready to resume horse slaughter, it may be premature to say that the industry has indeed returned to the U.S....More
  • estate tas repeal
    Jul 11, 2013

    Do You Support A Repeal Of The Death Tax? 22

    On June 19, Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) re-introduced a bill to permanently repeal the federal estate tax....More
  • immigration reform politics
    Jun 27, 2013

    Immigration Reform Looking Like a Possibility 2

    The importance of immigration reform is universally accepted. Unquestionably, both Democrats and Republicans agree that immigration reform is long overdue....More
  • global warming debate ramps up again by Obama admin
    Jun 27, 2013

    With The Summer Heat Comes Global Warming Assaults 9

    With the legislative branch of the federal government unwilling to address contentious issues like climate change, the president and his people have decided to bypass the legislative process and simply do it by agency fiat....More
  • Jun 25, 2013

    Is Compromise A Dead Word In D.C.? 9

    Last week, the farm bill failed to pass. Big shocker. With Democrats fighting cuts to the food stamp program and Republicans trying to cut overall costs and hang onto farm subsidies, the word compromise isn’t even in the current vernacular of our nation’s capital....More

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