NCBA Welcomes Cattle Contract Library Bill Amid Ongoing Push for Transparency
Today, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) welcomed the introduction of the Cattle Contract Library Act, led by Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX).
The bipartisan bill would establish a cattle contract library within USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS), equipping cattle producers with the market data they need to make informed business decisions and exert greater leverage in negotiations with major meatpackers.
The cattle contract library is widely supported by industry groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, and the...
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