Tag: R-CALF USA

Ranch Group Urges Secretary Perdue to Keep GIPSA a Stand-Alone Agency

For Immediate Release: October 11, 2017 Billings, Mont. – In strongly worded comments sent to the office of the U.S. Agriculture Secretary over the weekend, R-CALF USA urged that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) not be demoted by folding it into its sister agency, the Agricultural Marketing




R-CALF USA: Oklahoma Event Notice

For Immediate Release: October 12, 2017 Contact: Tatum Lee E-mail: tatumlee@r-calfusa.com Oklahoma Event Notice Who: R-CALF USA What: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard to make presentation: “How to Make the U.S. Cattle Industry Great Again.” Bullard will discuss his group’ successful lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for violating the U.S. Constitution in




The Wichita Eagle: NAFTA negotiations and its American beef

By Mike Schultz and Martin Rosas | September 21, 2017 While many across America have focused on the wreckage of American factories caused by the North American Free Trade Agreement, more families saw their livelihoods impacted by NAFTA hammering America’s beef industry. As a family farmer in Brewster and a union president who represents thousands




Black Hills Fox: Tomi Lahren speaks for country of origin labeling at R-Calf convention

By Heather Janssen | Aug 26, 2017 It’s been a difficult couple of years for the cattle industry in recent times. Now farmers and ranchers are working towards a solution, coming together at the R-Calf Convention here in Rapid City. This is the organization’s 18th annual convention — this year they’re looking at the collapse




R-CALF USA: Group Reflects on How It Helped Strengthen BSE Disease Safeguards for U.S. Consumers and Cattlemen

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2017 Contact: R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard Phone: 406-252-2516; r-calfusa@r-calfusa.com Billings, Mont. – In the wake of the discovery of a cow in Alabama infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) that did not enter the U.S. food supply, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding his organization’s




Tomi Lahren to Keynote R-CALF USA Convention

Billings, Mont. – Tomi Lahren, a conservative political commentator and rising star of social media will be the keynote speaker at R-CALF USA’s 18th Annual Convention to be held August 25 and 26, 2017, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City, South Dakota. Last year, BBC News stated Lahren was “bigger than Trump




Reorg Research: US Cattle Group Explores Legal Action Against JBS, Alleges Antitrust Wrongdoing

July 06, 2017 07:53 The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-Calf USA), which represents U.S. cattle growers, is talking to attorneys to explore ways in which it can litigate against JBS to address wrongdoing related to anti-trust activities that the company is allegedly involved in, the CEO of the group told Reorg Research. Bill Bullard said




Reason.com: Momentum Building to Cast Off USDA Checkoff Marketing Programs

by Baylen Linnekin | July 8, 2017 Two lawsuits and action in Congress indicate wasteful, unconstitutional mandates may be on their way out. Last week, a federal court in Montana handed an important victory to opponents of USDA checkoff programs. As I describe in my recent book, Biting the Hands that Feed Us, USDA checkoff




New Food Economy: Does “Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner” violate the First Amendment? In Montana, a judge says yes

by Joe Fassler | June 27th , 2017 A state District Court hands independent ranchers a long-awaited win. Last week, the United States District Court for the District of Montana issued a decision that could have major implications for the beef industry inside the state and beyond. Judge Brian Morris upheld a lower court’s decision




Global Meat News: USDA sued by meat industry over country of origin labelling

By Aidan Fortune | 22-Jun-2017 A lawsuit has been filed against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in an attempt to force it to re-introduce country of origin labelling. The Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Action Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF USA) and Cattle Producers of Washington (CPW) filed the lawsuit in the United States District