AgriTalk: Modernizing Beef Checkoff
By Ashley Davenport, Farm Journal Broadcast, Multimedia Editor
via AgWeb - April 11, 2019
Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking to Chuck Kiker of U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, Colin Woodall of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and Undersecretary Bill Northey.
Chuck Kiker, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Checkoff Committee Chairman, talks about the Opportunities for Fairness in Farming (OFF) Act to modernize the Beef Checkoff Program which is backed by Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rand Paul (R-Ken.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and the HSUS.
Colin Woodall, vice president of government affairs with National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, talks about biosecurity, export sales, the trade agreement with Japan, and WOTUS.
USDA Undersecretary Bill Northey discusses a new feature on farmers.gov for borrowers or guaranteed loans through FSA.
document, plus audio [52:55 min.]