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Dec 6 2016 BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of President’s Term
December 6, 2016 BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of Pre...
Nov 29 2016 NCBA Highlights Successful Voluntary Conservation Efforts
November 29, 2016 NCBA Highlights Successful Voluntary Conservation Efforts B...
Nov 22 2016 End-of-Year Sage Grouse Outlook
November 22, 2016 End-of-Year Sage Grouse Outlook Beltway Beef Ethan Lane, Ex...
Nov 15 2016 Post-Election Look Ahead
November 5, 2016 Post-Election Look Ahead Beltway Beef With the election behi...
Nov 8 2016 TPP Moves Ahead in Japan
November 8, 2016 TPP Moves Ahead in Japan Beltway Beef As the Japanese Diet p...
Nov 1 2016 OIG Finds BLM Wild Horse and Burro Act Out of Compliance
November 1, 2016 OIG Finds BLM Wild Horse and Burro Act Out of Compliance Bel...
Oct 25 2016 National Defense Hobbled by Sage Grouse Habitat
October 25, 2016 National Defense Hobbled by Sage Grouse Habitat Beltway Beef...
Oct 18 2016 USDA Moves Forward with Flawed GIPSA Rules
October 18, 2016 USDA Moves Forward with Flawed GIPSA Rules Beltway Beef Coli...
Oct 11 2016 Sage Grouse Management Plans Fatally Flawed
October 11, 2016 Sage Grouse Management Plans Fatally Flawed Beltway Beef Eth...
Oct 4 2016 NCBA/CME Working Group Meets to Address Market Volatility
October 4, 2016 NCBA/CME Working Group Meets to Address Market Volatility Bel...
Sep 27 2016 China Re-opens to U.S. Beef
September 27, 2016 China Re-opens to U.S. Beef Beltway Beef Kent Bacus, NCBA ...
Sep 20 2016 Senate Report Shows Illegal Enforcement of WOTUS Rule
September 20, 2016 Senate Report Shows Illegal Enforcement of WOTUS Rule Belt...
Sep 13 2016 PLC Concludes Annual Meeting
September 13, 2016 PLC Concludes Annual Meeting Beltway Beef Ethan Lane, Exec...
Sep 6 2016 NCBA Works To Address Market Volatility
September 6, 2016 NCBA Works To Address Market Volatility  Beltway Beef ...
Jul 12 2016 Fever Tick Briefing Held in DC
July 12, 2016 Fever Tick Briefing Held in DC Beltway Beef Dave DeLaney, Texas...
Jul 5 2016 BLM Wild Horse and Burro Programs Examined
July 5, 2016 BLM Wild Horse and Burro Programs Examined Beltway Beef J.J. Goi...
Jun 28 2016 Sage Grouse Conservation Starts with Grazing
June 28, 2016 Sage Grouse Conservation Starts with Grazing Beltway Beef Brend...
Jun 21 2016 Cattlemen Push Back on Meatless Monday Campaign
June 21, 2016 Cattlemen Push Back on Meatless Monday Campaign  Beltway B...
Jun 14 2016 Western Governors Seek Reforms to Endangered Species Act
June 14, 2016 Western Governors Seek Reforms to Endangered Species Act Beltwa...
Jun 7 2016 On Farm Fuel Tanks Could Be SPCC Regulated
June 7, 2016 On Farm Fuel Tanks Could Be SPCC Regulated Beltway Beef Scott Ya...
May 31 2016 First Online Fed Cattle Auction Held May 25
May 31, 2016 First Online Fed Cattle Auction Held May 25 Beltway Beef Ed Grei...
May 24 2016 NCBA President Testifies on Farm Economy
May 24, 2016 NCBA President Testifies on Farm Economy Beltway Beef NCBA Presi...
May 17 2016 Misuse of EPA Funds Results in Formal Investigation
May 17, 2016 Misuse of EPA Funds Results in Formal Investigation Beltway Beef...
Apr 26 2016 NCBA Continues Efforts in Opposition to WOTUS
April 26, 2016 NCBA Continues Efforts in Opposition to WOTUS Beltway Beef Sco...
Apr 19 2016 Colorado Rancher Robbie LeValley Discusses Critical Habitat Designations
April 19, 2016 Colorado Rancher Robbie LeValley Discusses Critical Habitat De...
Apr 12 2016 Cattlemen and Women Hit the Hill to Talk TPP
April 12, 2016 Cattlemen and Women Hit the Hill to Talk TPP Beltway Beef Kevi...
Apr 5 2016 USDA Air Quality Task Force Meets This Week
April 5, 2016 USDA Air Quality Task Force Meets This Week Beltway Beef Scott ...
Mar 22 2016 Sage Grouse Resource Plans Raise Concerns for Ranchers
March 22, 2016 Sage Grouse Resource Plans Raise Concerns for Ranchers Beltway...
Mar 15 2016 Ag Day 2016
March 15, 2016 Ag Day 2016 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCBA Vice President of...
Mar 8 2016 BIFSCo Focused on Continued Investment in Beef Safety
March 8, 2016 BIFSCo Focused on Continued Investment in Beef Safety Beltway B...
Mar 1 2016 Voluntary Conservation Efforts Highlighted
March 1, 2016 Voluntary Conservation Efforts Highlighted Beltway Beef Frank P...
Feb 23 2016 6th Circuit Exercises Jurisdiction over WOTUS
February 23, 2016 6th Circuit Exercises Jurisdiction over WOTUS Beltway Beef ...
Feb 16 2016 Administration Restricts Multiple-use
February 16, 2016 Administration Restricts Multiple-use Beltway Beef Ethan La...
Feb 9 2016 Beef Sustainability with Dr. Jude Capper
February 9, 2016 Beef Sustainability with Dr. Jude Capper Beltway Beef Jude C...
Jan 19 2016 Grassroots Policy Process at Cattle Industry Convention
January 19th, 2016 Grassroots Policy Process at Cattle Industry Convention Be...
Jan 12 2016 House to Vote on WOTUS Resolution of Disapproval
January 12, 2016 House to Vote on WOTUS Resolution of Disapproval Beltway Bee...
Dec 22 2015 Omnibus Contains Priorities for Cattle Producers
December 22, 2015 Omnibus Contains Priorities for Cattle Producers Beltway Be...
Dec 18 2015 Breaking News; Congress Passes Omnibus With Full Repeal Of COOL
December 18, 2015 Breaking News; Congress Passes Omnibus With Full Repeal Of ...
Dec 15 2015 GAO Finds EPA Violated Law in WOTUS Rulemaking
December 15, 2015 GAO Finds EPA Violated Law in WOTUS Rulemaking Beltway Beef...
Dec 8 2015 COOL Retaliation Announced
December 8th, 2015 COOL Retaliation Announced Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCB...
Dec 1 2015 COOL Retaliation Imminent
December 1, 2015 COOL Retaliation Imminent Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCBA V...
Nov 24 2015 Administration Expands Monument Designations
November 24, 2015 Administration Expands Monument Designations Beltway Beef E...
Nov 17 2015 Congress Needs to Pass Tax Extenders Legislation
November 17, 2015 Congress Needs to Pass Tax Extenders Legislation Beltway Be...
Nov 10 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 11/10/15
November 10, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 11/10/15 Beltway Beef NCBA's Kent B...
Nov 4 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 11/4/15
November 4, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 11/4/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, ...
Oct 27 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/27/15
October 27, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/27/15 Beltway Beef Shalene McNeil...
Oct 20 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/20/15
October 20, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/20/15 Beltway Beef Scott Yager, N...
Oct 13 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/13/15
October 13, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/13/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall,...
Oct 6 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/6/15
October 6, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 10/6/15 Beltway Beef Kent Bacus, NCBA...
Sep 30 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/29/15
September 29, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/29/15 Beltway Beef Kent Bacus, N...
Sep 28 2015 Sand County Foundation Partners to Support Habitat
September 28, 2015 Sand County Foundation Partners to Support Habitat Homer B...
Sep 22 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/22/15
September 22, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/22/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall...
Sep 15 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/15/15
September 15, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 9/15/15 Beltway Beef Scott Yager, ...
Aug 25 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 8/25/15
August 25, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio News 8/25/15 Beltway Beef Scott Yager, NCB...
Aug 18 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 8/18/15
August 18, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 8/18/15 Beltway Beef Dustin Van Liew,...
Aug 4 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 8/4/15
August 4, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 8/4/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCBA Vic...
Jul 30 2015 Repeal or Retaliation
July 30, 2015 Repeal or Retaliation By Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the S...
Jul 28 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/28/15
July 28, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/28/15 Beltway Beef Kent Bacus, NCBA Associ...
Jul 23 2015 From the Cow Pens to Congress: Thornberry's Fight to Preserve the Industry
July 23, 2015 From the Cow Pens to Congress: Thornberry's Fight to Preserve t...
Jul 21 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/21/15
July 21, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/21/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCBA Vic...
Jul 14 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/14/15
July 14, 2014 Beltway Beef Audio 7/14/15 Beltway Beef Dustin Van Liew, PLC Ex...
Jul 7 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 7/7/15
July 7, 2015 Beltway Beef Commentary with Dustin Van Liew Beltway Beef D...
Jun 24 2015 Federal Spending Bill Includes Important Provisions for Producers
Federal Spending Bill Includes Important Provisions for Producers The House I...
Jun 23 2015 Federal Spending Bill Includes Important Provisions for Producers
June 23, 2015 Federal Spending Bill Includes Important Provisions for Produce...
Jun 23 2015 EPA Writes off Rural America, Finalizes Proposed "Waters of the US" Rule
June 23, 2015 EPA Writes off Rural America, Finalizes Proposed "Waters of the...
Jun 23 2015 Country of Origin Labeling: All Cost, No Benefit
June 23, 2015 Country of Origin Labeling: All Cost, No Benefit By Representat...
May 15 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 5/21/15
May 15, 2015 Beltway Beef Audio 5/21/15 Beltway Beef Colin Woodall, NCBA Vice...
Apr 6 2015 #BeefsOnMyPlate
April 6, 2015 #BeefsOnMyPlate Beltway Beef [&...
Jan 20 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee Verbalizes Move to Limit Lean Meats
When the meetings of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee began, they starte...

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