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Pork industry outlines traceability plan

The nation’s pork industry is another step closer to an enhanced swine traceability system.  Scott Hays, a Missouri producer, and immediate past president of the National Pork Producers Council tells Brownfield NPPC has spent nearly two years developing a program that would expedite a... Read More.

Cattle producer eager to see final USDA rule on cattle traceability

A cattle producer from north-central South Dakota says he’s interested to see how USDA responds to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s stance on cattle traceability. Craig Bieber tells Brownfield… “I think it’s better if producers are in control of what happens with animal disease traceability,”... Read More.

Cattle producers ready to address cattle traceability

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will fine tune their stance on cattle traceability today and cattle producers are ready to discuss it. Kansas Livestock Association President Philip Weltmer tells Brownfield the resolution was introduced by Kansas producers. “Be it further resolved, the NCBA... Read More.

Members look to fine-tune traceability policy

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s policy on traceability is expected to be heavily debated this week.  NCBA members have established policy on animal traceability, but Ethan Lane vice president of government affairs says it doesn’t take a position on voluntary vs. mandatory.   “We’ve... Read More.

Nebraska Cattlemen discuss traceability heading into ’24

A leader in the cattle industry says animal disease traceability will be an important issue in 2024. Laura Field is the executive vice president of Nebraska Cattlemen. “We all know that if we ever had a foreign animal disease outbreak in this country, it... Read More.