For Livestock Producers, Vaccine Bank A Priority In 2023 Farm Bill

The livestock industry benefited from the 2018 Farm Bill, primarily with the development of a Food and Mouth Disease vaccine bank, as well as the establishment of the needed funding. Now as lawmakers look to start the crafting process of the 2023 Farm Bill, Allison Rivera of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says the vaccine […]

Time To Start Work On 2023 Farm Bill

It seems like yesterday the current Farm Bill was signed into law, but it’s already time to think ahead to 2023. Rod Bain takes a look at what various farm and food groups would like to see in the upcoming Farm Bill. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) […]

NCBA Pleased with Hours of Service Exemption

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Division announced a 30-day extension to the Hours of Service Exemption for livestock and feed haulers. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said it’s pleased with the decision. “Livestock haulers are crucial to keeping beef moving through the supply chain and on to grocery store shelves,” said […]