This morning at 9:30 a.m., the President of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, Jim Strickland, addressed the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee about the state of the U.S. Beef industry.
In this testimony, Strickland testified “the challenges cattle producers face regarding federal laws and regulations, including proposed environmental regulations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain, Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s proposed livestock marketing rule and more.” To view Strickland’s full testimony, click here.
It’s also important to note that the House of Representatives is set to vote on on H.R. 910 tomorrow: a legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. This legislation is supported by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and they strongly urge all those who care about the beef industry to contact their representative urging to vote in support of this bill. To read more about H.R. 910, click here.
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