The U.S. Meat Export Federation ended its strategic planning conference by electing new officers. Cevin Jones, a cattle feeder from Eden, Idaho, will succeed Conley Nelson, an Iowa pork producer, as USMEF chair.
The op-ed, “HSUS, R-CALF, OCM: Guilt by Association?”, raises questions and makes false insinuations about the relationship between the two organizations and OCM’s sources of funding, according to Joe Maxwell.
As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?
Attacks against the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF) and the Organization of Competitive Markets (OCM) are called “desperate” and “coordinated,” says David Muraskin.
No one says managing weaned pig startups is easy. A newly weaned pig has its share of challenges: maternal separation, transportation, commingling, transitioning diet, vaccination and environmental changes.