In this week’s Beltway Beef podcast, NCBA’s Vice President, Government Affairs, Ethan Lane provides an update on how and when cattle producers might be able expect relief funds in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
NCBA President Marty Smith issued the following statement regarding the announcement related to USDA’s plan for distribution of CARES Act funding.
“We appreciate Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement that the agency will soon distribute funding to the cattlemen and cattlewomen… Continue reading
By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Last week, USDA announced a total of $19 billion for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The program includes $16 billion in direct payments to farmers and… Continue reading
The COVID-19 crisis is impacting almost every segment of life and every business in the United States and worldwide. The cattle industry is also suffering unprecedented market reactions and supply chain disruptions.
“From closing of service industries to shuttering of… Continue reading
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Livestock Groups Send Letter Advocating for Needs of Rural Healthcare Providers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Courtesy of ncba.org
DENVER (April 14, 2020) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) and the Public Lands Council (PLC) called on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S.… Continue reading