NCBA

Free NCBA Trade Show admission for FFA members

· January 17, 2023

To encourage young producers to participate, there will be a special FFA Day at the NCBA Trade Show on Friday, Feb. 3. The first 50 FFA members to register using the code “FFA” will receive complimentary trade show admission.

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Federal grazing lands have heavy implications for economy

· November 29, 2022

Federal grazing has long been an issue of contention with some groups calling for the removal of livestock from public grazing lands. Yet, livestock grazing still takes place on about 250 million acres of public lands, most of those are located in the Western United States. During many seasons of the year, federal grazing is a major source of forage for ranches in the areas, and support for local economies. 

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NCBA’s National Anthem Contest winner: Franki Moscato

· November 21, 2022

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has chosen the winner of the National Anthem Contest — Franki Moscato of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. As the winner of the 10th annual National Anthem Contest, sponsored by Norbrook, Moscato will sing the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the 2023 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans. Attendees will hear her during the Opening General Session as well as at the Friday night “Party Gras” concert.

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White House sets new food and ag security focus

· November 14, 2022

Last week, the National Security Memorandum to Strengthen the Security and Resilience of U.S. Food and Agriculture was signed. This new memorandum allows the federal government to identify threats facing domestic supply and enhance national preparedness and response. 

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