NCBA: Cattle Contract Library Act Good News For The Cattle Industry

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is pleased that the Cattle Contract Library Act introduced last week by South Dakota Republican Dusty Johnson and Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar. Tanner Beymer the Director of Government Affairs and Marketing Regulatory Policy with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, said this bipartisan piece of legislation is good news for the […]

NCBA Contests Seeks Singer to Perform National Anthem

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is accepting entries for the NCBA National Anthem Contest through October 15th. The contest winner will perform the national anthem at the NCBA 2022 convention’s Opening General Session February st1, as well as the Thursday night NCBA event on February 3rd. The winner will also receive round trip airfare to […]

Hours-of-service Exemption for Livestock Haulers Extended

On Tuesday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extended the exemption from hours-of-service requirements for livestock haulers. Advocated by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the organization said livestock haulers continue to need the flexibility for the well-being of livestock during hauls, and to keep grocery stores stocked with beef during the continued disruption of COVID-19. […]

Young Cattle Producers Needed for 2022 Convention Internships

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is offering college students a unique behind-the-scenes experience at its annual convention internship program. The 2022 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, the largest annual meeting of the U.S. beef cattle industry, will be in early February in Houston. Up to 18 interns will get selected and be responsible […]

Cattle Industry Convention Underway in Nashville

The biggest annual beef industry gathering got underway Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee, where more than 6,000 people got together for the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Those in attendance include cattle producers, industry partners, and other industry stakeholders. “I’m pleased that cattlemen and women can come together in person once again,” said […]

House Agriculture Hearing Echoes NCBA Push for More Hook Space

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said a House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing Wednesday echoed the organization’s longstanding call to expand processing capacity. The Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee hearing on the State of the Beef Supply Chain, examined shocks in the supply chain. Subcommittee Chairman Jim Costa said the shocks have “impacted millions of people along […]

NCBA Making Free Trade Show Admission Available for FFA Members

The yearly Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show brings together producers and their families from across the country. And this year’s event in early August will be free to FFA members. To encourage young people to participate, Culver’s is sponsoring “FFA Day” at the NCBA Trade Show on Thursday, August 12th in Nashville, TN. […]

Woodall: Terminating Beef Checkoff Will Hurt Cattlemen

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO Colin Woodall says terminating the beef checkoff would hurt cattlemen. Back in July, two groups, R-CALF USA and the Organization of Competitive Markets, petitioned USDA to terminate the national beef checkoff program. Woodall said the referendum is not about improving the checkoff but rather killing it. “That’s something that we […]

NCBA to Honor Cattle Feeder Hall of Fame Inductees in August

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame inductees and award winners will be honored in August. The event, August 9, will precede the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, to be held in Nashville, Tennessee. The Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to honor the exceptional visionary men and women who have […]


JBS has left the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association as the group is taking a closer look at market consolidation. NCBA, along with other livestock and general farm organizations, met recently to discuss livestock market concerns. And lawmakers have requested the Department of Justice continue, and provide an update on, its cattle market investigation. Politico reports […]