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A Positive Week for the Beef Industry Concerning Trade

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:36:47 CST

A Positive Week for the Beef Industry Concerning Trade The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association applaud the signing of a Phase-One trade agreement with China and the U.S. Senate vote to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

“This week has been really positive for the Oklahoma beef industry on the trade front. First, phase one with China and yesterday the final legislative step forward with the US, Mexico, Canada Agreement,” said Mike Weeks, President of the OCA. “Trade is so very important to growing the Oklahoma beef cattle industry. Adding value to each and every product of the beef animal increases the overall value that we can receive for feeders and fed cattle. We know that trade adds over $300 to each fed animal. With these two agreements, we can continue to grow the overall value of each calf.”

The OCA is the trusted voice of the Oklahoma Cattle Industry. OCA is the only voice that speaks solely for the cattlemen of Oklahoma and represents beef producers in all 77 counties across the state. The OCA officers, board of directors and membership encourages you to join us in our advocacy efforts to ensure less government intervention, lower taxes and a better bottom line. For more information about OCA membership, the theft reward program or activities call 405-235-4391 or visit www.okcattlemen.org.


   

 

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