Podcast by The National Cattlemen's Beef Association's policy division in Washington, D.C. We are marching the halls of Congress fighting on behalf of cattlemen and women.
A Deep Dive into the Navigable Waters Protection Rule
NCBA's Chief Environment Counsel, Scott Yager, joins the podcast to discuss the history of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. Dating back to 1986, the definition of federal waters has been debated by the Supreme Court of the United States. Yager discusses the evolution of regulations that define a federal waterway and how those rules have impacted farms and ranches over the years. He also shares an update on the current Navigable Waters Protection Rule and what NCBA is doing to ensure farms and ranches can efficiently operate.
Tax Talks: NCBA Thanks Members of Congress for Fighting for Sound Tax Policy
On this episode, Senior Executive Director of Government Affairs Danielle Beck is joined by Policy Division Chair and Wyoming rancher Mark Eisele. As a husband, father, and rancher — Eisele understands the importance of federal tax policy that supports generational transfer of family-owned businesses. Beck and Eisele discuss the significance of the support that was shown for farmers and ranchers this week by Members of Congress through Senate floor speeches and a letter sent to President Biden signed by all 50 Senate Republicans.
Brandon Reeves on the Importance of NCBA's Partnership with State Affiliates
Executive Director of Virginia Cattlemen’s Association Brandon Reeves discusses the importance of NCBA’s relationship with state affiliates. He shares how NCBA and Virginia Cattlemen’s work together to represent the needs of the cattle and beef industry in both D.C. and the state of Virginia. Tune in to learn more!
Congressman Johnson on Beef Industry Issues
On this episode, Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane is joined by Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-SD) to discuss top issues facing the cattle and beef industry, including cattle markets. Congressman Johnson shares his perspective on the current state of the industry and what he is doing to represent producers in D.C. As a champion of the beef industry, Congressman Johnson has introduced several pieces of bipartisan legislation — including the DIRECT Act and The Butcher Block Act — that will expand processing capacity and create a more viable business climate for cattle and beef producers. Tune in to hear more!
Tax Talks: A Deep Dive into Federal Tax Policy
On this episode of Beltway Beef: Tax Talks, certified public accountant and business advisor, Paul Neiffer discusses how changes to long-standing provisions in the tax code will impact family-owned businesses. As a a principal with CliftonLarsonAllen, Paul uses his experience in agriculture along with his expertise in tax policy to educate and advise on succession planning for farmers and agribusiness processors. Tune in to learn more!
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NCBA Welcomes Chase DeCoite to Government Affairs Team
On this episode of Beltway Beef, Director of Animal Health and Food Safety Policy Chase DeCoite discusses NCBA’s role in ensuring producers maintain the ability to responsibly produce high-quality beef. As the newest member of NCBA’s Government Affairs team, Chase is focusing on continuing dialogue with decision-makers in Washington, D.C. regarding animal disease traceability, animal welfare, and food safety. Tune in to hear more!