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Montana senator introduces congressional resolution on COOL

· October 31, 2019

Today, U.S. Senator Jon Tester, a Democrat from Montana, introduced a resolution supporting the reestablishment of a country-of-origin labeling program, better known simply as COOL. The resolution puts forth a firm statement of support for COOL, which was repealed in 2015. The introduction follows months of coordination and collaboration by the senator, pulling together consumer […]

R-CALF USA seeks to halt checkoff funds in 13 more states

· August 13, 2018

R-CALF USA has expanded their legal campaign to end the Beef Checkoff program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The national independent rancher group is now asking for a halt to checkoff funds in Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, and Wisconsin as well. “R-CALF […]

Montana farmer tells House tariffs are keeping her up at night

· July 18, 2018

A Montana farmer told the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee today that there have been very few issues in her career as a farmer that has caused her to lose sleep. But the latest string of tariffs against agriculture is one of them. Michelle Erickson-Jones, a grain farmer and cattle rancher from Broadview, spoke […]

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