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Jude Capper, Ph.D. discusses her research into the sustainability of the beef industry and decreases in resource use.
Colin Woodall, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs, discusses the grassroots process at the Cattle Industry Convention and what issues the policy committees are likely to address.
Congress passed the omnibus spending bill, containing several priorities for the cattle industry. Colin Woodall, NCBA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, discusses NCBA’s priorities in this legislation.