The Farm Bill and the needs of the beef cattle industry

The Farm Bill and the needs of the beef cattle industry

Ag Daily

When talks of the Farm Bill begin, many aren’t aware of the impact the programs implemented through the bill will have on the livestock industry, specifically, beef cattle. During the National Cattlemen’s Beef Convention and Trade Show at the end of January, multiple sessions were spent on policy and priorities of the upcoming Agricultural Act, giving insight to members on what they should expect to see coming from NCBA in Washington, D.C. NCBA opposes inclusion of a “Livestock title,” preferring to keep programs under the,” Miscellaneous title,” in an effort to keep overreaching government regulation out of the industry and prevent detrimental programs, such as COOL and the GIPSA rule, from being implemented.

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