R-Calf USA

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 […]

R-CALF USA urges Trump to not accept ‘Skinny NAFTA’

· May 24, 2018

R-CALF USA is urging the Trump Administration to stay at the NAFTA table in negotiating. R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump’s trade negotiators may accept a “Skinny NAFTA.” “We urge President Trump to stay at the NAFTA negotiating table until all the deficiencies in that agreement are […]

Court upholds Beef Checkoff interferes with First Amendment

· April 18, 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a lower court ruling that the Beef Checkoff program is interfering with ranchers’ First Amendment rights, and that the government should be enjoined from collecting funds for the program without rancher consent. The Beef Checkoff is a federal tax that compels producers to […]

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