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R-CALF USA: NCBA’s New Proposal Fails to Fix the Broken Cattle Tax January 20, 2015 Billings, Mont. – Despite the departures of both R-CALF USA and the National Farmers Union from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sanctioned Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group, all of the checkoff contractors, led by…
December 19, 2014 Billings, Mont. – In an interview with DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack reportedly announced that he was abandoning his plans to seek reforms to the national Beef Checkoff Program. Vilsack had issued a formal notice in the Federal Register on November 10,…
Group Appreciates CME’s Emergency Action that Unlocked Stalled Feeder Cattle Futures Market; Will Seek Investigation
December 15, 2014 Billings, Mont. – Yesterday the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., (CME) took emergency action to unlock the stalled feeder cattle futures market that had been locked the limit down for an unprecedented five consecutive days. In response to the lockdown, cash feeder cattle prices fell approximately $15 per…
Why GIPSA is good for the cattle business: Bill Bullard, R-CALF USA
Listen to Bill Bullard speak on the Proposed GIPSA Rule.
A history of Country-of-Origin Labeling in the U.S.A.
In this video, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard gives the history of country-of-origin labeling (COOL).