Cattle http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5599/more en Cattlemen disappointed with COOL ruling http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disappointed-cool-ruling <div class="field-byline"> From the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On March 23, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative opted to appeal the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disappointed-cool-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disappointed-cool-ruling#comments Livestock Markets Beef Import and Export National NCBA Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:39:00 +0000 57291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Environmental lawsuits could have major impact in 2012 http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/environmental-lawsuits-could-have-major-impact-2012 <div class="field-byline"> From the National Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Corn Growers Association is currently involved in two major pieces of environmental litigation that will likely be decided in federal court in 2012. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/environmental-lawsuits-could-have-major-impact-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/environmental-lawsuits-could-have-major-impact-2012#comments Government American Farm Bureau Federation National National National Corn Growers Association Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:41:00 +0000 53341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Dust regulations blowing in the wind http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/dust-regulations-blowing-wind <div class="field-byline"> Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dust is a fact of life in rural areas, from driving on unpaved roads, to plowing farm fields and moving cattle from one location to the next. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/dust-regulations-blowing-wind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/dust-regulations-blowing-wind#comments Government Management National National Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:45:00 +0000 52211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattlemen say dust issue still not resolved http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-say-dust-issue-still-not-resolved <div class="field-byline"> From the National Cattlemen&#039;s Beef Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> Despite EPA decision to retain current standards </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC) welcomed news from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson that the decision has been made to retain the current coarse particulate matter (dust) standard. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-say-dust-issue-still-not-resolved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-say-dust-issue-still-not-resolved#comments Government Beef National National NCBA Regulatory Branch Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:54:00 +0000 50221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Congressional letter corners USDA on proposed GIPSA rule http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/congressional-letter-corners-usda-proposed-gipsa-rule <div class="field-byline"> From the National Cattlemen&#039;s Beef Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> 147 signees </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack received a letter from 147 members of the U.S. House of Representatives May 18, 2011, regarding USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) proposed rule on livestock and poultry marketing. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/congressional-letter-corners-usda-proposed-gipsa-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/congressional-letter-corners-usda-proposed-gipsa-rule#comments Government Beef National NCBA Fri, 20 May 2011 14:32:00 +0000 42241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattlemen protest EPA's water act guidance http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-protest-epas-water-act-guidance <div class="field-byline"> From the National Cattlemen&#039;s Beef Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On April 27, the Obama administration essentially rewrote two U.S. Supreme Court cases and ignored concerns from Congress and industry by issuing a guidance, which dramatically expands the regulatory authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) under the Clean Water Act (CWA).</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-protest-epas-water-act-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cattlemen-protest-epas-water-act-guidance#comments Government National NCBA Thu, 05 May 2011 14:48:00 +0000 41321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ag group sues EPA on greenhouse gas rules http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/ag-group-sues-epa-greenhouse-gas-rules <div class="node-body article-body">EPA is flaunting the will of Congress and of the American people by cracking down on greenhouse gas emission violations under its administrative rule-making procedure, says the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and a number of other agricultural organizations that have sued the agency to block enforcement of the new greenhouse gas emission rules that went into effect in January.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/ag-group-sues-epa-greenhouse-gas-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/ag-group-sues-epa-greenhouse-gas-rules#comments Livestock National Tue, 15 Feb 2011 16:30:00 +0000 37251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA announces dairy program signup http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-dairy-program-signup <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s Farm Service Agency has begun signup for the Milk Income Loss Contract or MILC program. Dairy producers can</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-dairy-program-signup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-dairy-program-signup#comments Livestock National Mon, 29 Dec 2008 15:45:00 +0000 24429 at http://southwestfarmpress.com COOL mandate begins September 30 http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-mandate-begins-september-30 <div class="field-byline"> Derrell S. Peel OSU Livestock Marketing Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) will take effect on September 30, 2008. There are specific rules on the</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-mandate-begins-september-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cool-mandate-begins-september-30#comments Livestock National Thu, 18 Sep 2008 16:00:00 +0000 23768 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA issues rules on country of origin labeling http://southwestfarmpress.com/usda-issues-rules-country-origin-labeling <div class="node-body article-body">USDA has issued an interim final rule for the mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) program that will become</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/usda-issues-rules-country-origin-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/usda-issues-rules-country-origin-labeling#comments Cattle Tue, 05 Aug 2008 14:44:00 +0000 20111 at http://southwestfarmpress.com