Cattle Market Transparency Act will Help Producers

News / In The News March 4, 2021

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced the Cattle Market Transparency Act of 2021.

AFBF Director of Congressional Relations Scott Bennett told News Channel Nebraska the act would repair damage from a volatile 2020, "And this act would certainly hope to subside that volatility. It's a bipartisan effort. We commend Sen. Deb Fisher for being the lead on this very important bill on a very important issue."

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented on today’s announcement by the Department of Homeland Security that it would begin enforcing vaccine requirements for non-U.S. citizens traveling to the United States through land ports of entry and ferry terminals. The vaccine requirement includes essential workers.

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The American Farm Bureau Federation announced today its support of the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2021, with the exception of the bill’s establishment of mandatory minimums for negotiated purchases.

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