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Tuesday 08/19/14

NFU Leaders Want to Walk Away from Beef Talks
The beef industry working group has largely been a quiet affair until the past few weeks. First, leaders of R-CALF complained about the process because R-CALF has been excluded from the talks. Now, NFU is willing to abandon the discussions.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 9:40PM CDT 08/19/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
If all producer check-offs were, "refundable", accountability would police itself. When groups become entitled, due to mandates, problems arise from with-in. Even if the intent is pure and well intentioned.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 5:34AM CDT 08/20/14
Until you take the American Meat Institute out of the NCBA there will not be any reform. NCBA wants the money and AMI wants to make the policy.
Posted by melvin meister at 11:04AM CDT 08/21/14
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