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  • February 4, 2020 Bovine Veterinarian: Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Feedlots

    “Our independent family farmers and ranchers are continuing to be squeezed by large, multinational corporations that, because of their buying power and size, run roughshod over the marketplace. We need to fix the broken system – that means protecting family farmers and ranchers and holding corporate integrators responsible for

  • February 1, 2020 The Wisconsin State Farmer: Summary judgment issued against R-CALF in checkoff case

    “The Magistrate held that for decades USDA had been violating producers’ rights and the Constitution by turning over money to unaccountable state beef councils.”

  • January 31, 2020 Drovers: Beef Checkoff Prevails In Crucial Court Ruling

    A Montana magistrate judge granted summary judgement Wednesday (Jan. 29, 2020) to the government and the 15 qualified state beef councils targeted in the R-CALF vs. Sonny Perdue lawsuit. That decision will now be forwarded to the federal district court for a final ruling, a process that may take months


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