Senators Introduced Bill to Improve Transparency in Cattle Markets

March 5, 2021

By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter

Two United States senators are taking a shot at improving transparency in the cattle market, reintroducing a piece of legislation on Tuesday that was originally offered last year.

The Cattle Market Transparency Act of 2021 would establish regional cash minimums and equip producers with more market information. (full article)

 

The National Grazing Lands Coalition (NatGLC) invites you to participate in the 8th National Grazing Lands Conference from December 6, 2021 to December 9, 2021.

February 5, 2021

The conference is being planned as an in-person event and will be held at the Embassy Suites Kingston Resorts in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. However, registration may be limited to the first 300 registrants. Register early by March 31st, 2021, to take advantage of our best registration rates. $295 for a full conference registration.

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The importance of the blue corduroy FFA jacket

March 5, 2021

By Kacie Hulshof, Associate Editor Published: March 01, 2021

Every FFA member remembers the first time they put on that blue corduroy jacket. Although a bit stiff at first, after a few uses it becomes your pride and joy. The FFA jacket is more than a piece of clothing — it is a lifestyle. The jacket represents a lifestyle of new opportunities, tradition, leadership, agriculture, commitment, pride, community service, social responsibility, a sense of belonging, and so much more. (full article)

Correcting the record on animal agriculture and sustainability

March 5, 2021

BY KAY JOHNSON SMITH, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR

Critics frequently cite global numbers for the environmental impact of animal agriculture rather than using statistics specific to the U.S., where production practices have advanced to decrease greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and animal agriculture is responsible for just 4 percent of total GHG emissions. (full article)