KCA to Host Regional Meeting in White City December 7
Kansas Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) will host a regional cattlemen’s meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm in White City, KS. The meeting will be held at Dub C Grill & Bar, 107 E. Mackenzie St., White City, Kansas. A free USA-Beef meal will be served. KCA leadership will discuss industry topics and policy relating to independent cattle production and other KCA initiatives. Topics of discussion will include cattle markets legislation, 30x30, Beef Checkoff, Alternati
Tester Introduces Bill to Suspend Brazilian Beef Imports Amid Safety Concerns
Following repeated issues with delayed reporting of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), or Mad Cow Disease, in Brazilian beef, U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced legislation to suspend Brazilian beef imports to the United States until experts can conduct a systematic review of the commodity’s safety. Tester’s introduction of S.3230 follows formal requests to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack by cattle groups, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) urging Vilsack to exer
KCA Signs onto letter in support of American Beef Labeling Act of 2021
KCA recently signed on in support with other groups and cattlemen’s organizations urging members of congress to support the American Beef Labeling Act of 2021. The American Beef Labeling Act (S.2716) addresses World Trade Organization (WTO) concerns regarding M-COOL by directing the United States Trade Representative and Secretary of Agriculture to determine the means of implementing M-COOL for beef in a manner compliant with WTO rules. If such means are not implemented withi
Infrastructure Framework Clears Path For Livestock Hauler Local Exemption
President Biden signed the infrastructure bill at a White House Ceremony the morning of Monday, November 15th. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA or the Infrastructure Bill) provides for $1.2 trillion in spending, $550 billion of which would be new federal spending to be allocated over the next five years. The investments included in the IIJA, from clean energy to broadband, would significantly reframe the future of infrastructure in the US. Provisions of Sen. D
KCA Wraps Convention, Trade Show, and Business Meeting
The 23rd Annual Kansas Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) Convention & Trade Show took place November 12th and 13th, 2021 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City, KS. KCA brought together experts from around the country to share the most up-to-date information and education in the cattle industry. The convention kicked off with Policy Review Sessions, where members came together to go over and recommend changes to expiring and existing policies, as well as to propose new res
Thank you to all Convention Sponsors!
Sponsors Prime Animal Health International CattleUSA.com Farm Credit Associations of Kansas GoBob Pipe & Steel Sales Rawhide Portable Corral Schreiber Red Angus RanchLand Feed, LLC./ADM Animal Nutrition Wilson Trailer Sales Choice Allflex Livestock Intelligence Central States Testing Emprise Bank Frontier Farm Credit Huvepharma, Inc. HydraBed by Triple C, Inc. INTRUST Bank N.A. JL Angus - Lee & Janet Robbins Key Apparel Merck Animal Health MFA Feeds/MFA, Inc. New York Life
Thank you to all of our Convention Exhibitors!
Burlington Welding, LLC. Diamond W Corrals R.L. Wilson 1101 Industrial Blvd. Cherokee, OK 73728 (580) 596-3381 firstname.lastname@example.org www.diamondwcorrals.com Cattle Price Insurance Rhett Green 308 Third St. Farwell, TX 79325 (806) 781-3212 email@example.com Diamond L Supply Tad Larson 1561 W. Hwy. 4 Council Grove, KS 66846 (785) 466-6495 firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Intelligence Review News Service Robert “Bob” Baker PO Box 17390 Washington D.C. 20041-0390 Leesburg,
U.S. Senators Reach Agreement on Cattle Market Reform Legislation
U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. Cosponsors of the bill include Senators: Joni Ernst (R-IA), Mike Braun (R-IN), Tina Smith (D-MN), Cindy Hyde Smith (R-MS), Steve Dains (R-MT), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Ben Lujan (D-MN), Richard Durban (D-IL), and Martin Henrich (D-MN). The legislation was introduced with the following provisions: 1. Establish regional man