Tag: GIPSA

Politico: OCM to launch family farm pac

By JENNY HOPKINSON with help from Helena Bottemiller Evich, Kaitlyn Burton and John Lauinger | 08/11/2017 The Organization for Competitive Markets — a group that advocates against consolidation in the agriculture sector — is starting a PAC today. It will “support candidates who stand up for independent family farms and our rural communities” for state




Fox News: Chicken farmer to Trump: We voted for you, now we need your help

By Mike Weaver Published April 27, 2017 I am a chicken farmer in West Virginia. I’ve been a farmer all my life and have raised chickens for almost 15 years under contract. I am writing this open letter to you because farmers and ranchers need your help badly. I voted for you and supported your




DTN Progressive Farmer: Divide on Livestock Rules: Battle Continues Over Proposed Rule Changes to Packers and Stockyards Law

Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 3/24/2017 | 3:47 PM CDT OMAHA (DTN) — Major livestock and meatpacker groups on Friday called on USDA to withdraw proposed rule changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act. The extended comment period ended Friday for an interim final rule and proposed rules under the Grain Inspection, Packers and




KCA: R-Calf USA CEO, Bill Bullard, Speaks at KCA Regional Meeting in Corning, Kansas

Press Release Contact Tyler Dupy Telephone 785-238-1483 Cell 785-209-2584 Email cowsrus@kansascattlemen.com Website www.kansascattlemen.com March 28, 2017 Members of the Kansas Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) and others from the agriculture community came together in Corning, Kansas during a regional meeting on March 23, 2017. Tyler Dupy, KCA Executive Director, provided a presentation clarifying differences between KCA and