Panelists Talk Transportation And Trade At Legislative Summit

By Colleen Schreiber SAN ANGELO — A robust transportation system for the largest exporting and importing state in the nation is critical to trade success. That was gist of the discussion offered by several panelists addressing the topic of transportation and trade at the West Texas legislative summit held in early August. The discussion covered...

NCBA Touts Japan Deal; USMCA Vote A Must Have By Year End

By Colleen Schreiber SAN ANTONIO — The recent announcement that Japan and the U.S. will sign a bilateral trade agreement is a tremendous victory for the U.S. beef industry. That was the message delivered by Kent Bacus, director of international trade and market access for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, at the recent Texas and...

PLC Exec Reviews Top Issues; Looks To Future In New Role

By Colleen Schreiber GREAT FALLS, Mont. — On October 1, the signature line on Ethan Lane’s email changed from executive director of the Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association federal lands to vice president, government affairs, NCBA. For the fifth generation Arizonian, who has been at the helm of the PLC for...

Cattle Feeder Once Had Dreams Of Going To Iowa But Settled On NY

[caption id="attachment_13932" align="alignleft" width="400"] CATTLE FEEDING IN UPSTATE NEW YORK is a rather rare trade, but for Matt Slegle it’s the only trade there is. He’s been feeding cattle full-time since 2007. Today, Conquest Cattle Feeders LLC custom feeds 1500 head and is still growing.[/caption] By Colleen Schreiber CONQUEST, New York — Thirty-three-year-old Matt Slegle...

Josh Eilers Likes His Non-Traditional Ways Just Fine

[caption id="attachment_13838" align="alignleft" width="400"] ITS ALL ABOUT THE MARBLING and for Josh Eilers the more of it the better. His company, Ranger Cattle, markets highly marbled Wagyu beef to high end restaurants in Austin. He’s a relative newcomer to the beef industry buying into a small Wagyu herd as an investment after serving four tours...

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