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USDA Publishes Final Rule Establishing Paper Checkoff Program

  • January 29, 2014

Posted January 29, 2014   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published a final rule for the Paper and Paper-based...

AMS Gives Beef Board Clean Review

  • January 9, 2014

Posted January 9, 2014   A recent management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) by the Livestock, Poultry and Seed...

Federal Court Dismisses HSUS Lawsuit over Pork Slogan Sale

  • September 30, 2013

Posted September 30, 2013   A U.S. District Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United...

HSUS Files Suit Against NPPC Funding

  • September 24, 2012

Earlier today, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture in...

Farm Bill Vote Keeps Mandatory Checkoffs

  • July 11, 2012

A Senate amendment that would have made mandatory checkoffs for soybeans and other crops voluntary has been defeated.  Alan Kemper, chairman...