United States Cattlemen’s Association

Senate extends ELD waiver for livestock haulers

· August 2, 2018

This week the Senate passed an amendment by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb) that would extend the ELD waiver for livestock haulers by one year. “Nebraskans who transport livestock face unique challenges. Today the Senate passed my amendment to delay electronic logging device requirements for livestock haulers for one year,” Senator Fischer said. “With this extension, […]

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Rare case of BSE detected in Alabama beef cow

· July 20, 2017

An atypical form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed in an eleven-year old Alabama beef cow. The Commissioner of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, John McMillan, confirmed that the department is working with USDA officials to address the rare and spontaneous incident. The animal was discovered during routine surveillance at an Alabama livestock […]

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