Over 6500 cattlemen attended the National Cattlemen's Beef Association regular annual board meeting and membership meeting Friday. The meeting capped the 2007 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in
After renewable energy was a hot topic at the annual convention, the NCBA Agriculture Policy Committee brought forward a resolution to voice support
NCBA members also approved policy with regard to live cattle trade with
Cattlemen adopted a policy supporting the further development of cloning as one of many reproductive technologies that can be used to enhance the beef industry. But they also urged all technology companies and owners of cloned animals to voluntarily keep these animals and their offspring out of the food supply until FDA makes a final decision on its risk assessment.