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From the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention- A Visit with Colin Woodall on Policy Priorities

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 19:51:53 CST

From the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention- A Visit with Colin Woodall on Policy Priorities Colin Woodall lobbies for cattle producers in our nation's capitol- and Woodall sat down with us to discuss a variety of issues that are of great interest to those producers out across the country.


We talked with Woodall about the GIPSA Rule on Competition in Livestock Markets- and he believes that we are several months away from a final decision by the USDA when it comes to what sort of rule may result. The battle over Cap and Trade was also a topic of our conversation- and Woodall says that it appears that we will see the most aggressive oversight from Congress that has happened in several years. This comes as Woodall sees a concerted attack on modern agriculture from groups that want American farmers to revert to "forty acres and a mule" as our production standard.


We also discussed estate taxes- both the fix that was achieved back in December for two years- as well as how that two year reprieve can be extended


Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear our full conversation with Woodall on the eve of the start of the Cattle Industry Convention here in frigid Denver.



   
   

 

Ron Hays talks with Colin Woodall of the Washington office of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association
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