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NCBA's Ethan Lane Cheers Volunteer and Incentive Based Concepts in USDA's Climate Change Discussions
Thu, 31 Mar 2022 20:01:00 CDT
It's Day Two in our Q&A with the Vice President for Government Policy at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Ethan Lane. Oklahoma Farm Report's Ron Hays picks up in this Beef Buzz as he and Ethan talk about interacting with Congress and the Bureaucracy on the subject of sustainability. Lane says they are hearing two concepts that they really like from the USDA on sustainability- the ideas of volunteer and incentive based.
Ron Hays Beef Buzzes with Ethan Lane of NCBA
They also discussed supply chain issues and what the beef industry is hearing from Washington on how the problems that are facing farmers and ranchers can be dealt with. Lane says it's great to have strong cattle prices ahead but the high input costs make it worrisome in the quest to be profitable later in 2022.
And- they talked politics and how Congress might change in the November election cycle.
You can hear Ethan Lane's comments on these issues from his conversation with Ron Hays by clicking on the Listen Bar at the bottom of this story.
And- you can hear our first part of our Q&A with Ethan Lane from Wednesday of this week (March 30) by clicking here.
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