“In her book, Food Bullying, author Michele Payn points out that people may find themselves selecting certain food products or labels because of how it will make them feel, increase their status, or earn praise from peers. The choices they make aren’t necessarily derived from nutrition or safety, but fromContinue Reading

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Joe Biden’s proposed American Families Plan promises billions to families with children. But paying for it could have a devastating impact on family farms. That’s because the plan includes large increases in farm transfer taxes. By Gailon Totheroh for Just the News President Joe Biden’s proposed American Families Plan promisesContinue Reading

Northern Ag Net USA BEEF ACT RESTORES INTEGRITY OF “PRODUCT OF USA” LABEL A new bill aims to restore the integrity of the “Product of USA’ label for beef. This week, South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, along with several colleagues from western states introduced the bipartisan USA Beef Act. TheContinue Reading

A Letter from Senator Mike Rounds (SD) and Senator Tina Smith (MN) May 27, 2021 The Honorable Merrick Garland Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530 Dear Attorney General Garland, The time has come for the government to determine whether the stranglehold large meatpackersContinue Reading

by Dr. Joseph Mercola New Oregon Law Seeks to Ban Meat STORY AT-A-GLANCE Bill Gates, who co-funded the startup of the imitation meat company Impossible Foods, now insists synthetic beef is a necessary strategy to address climate change Gates wants Americans and other Western nations to switch to a dietContinue Reading

Opinion Editorial – Will Biden’s 30 X 30 Plan Be A Repeat of History? By: Karen Budd-Falen Budd Falen Law Office, LLC I remember my dad saying, “Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.”  But before we get to the history lesson, consider this:  Under theContinue Reading

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds for Northern Ag Net OPINION: FEDS CONTINUE TO MISS THE MARK ON LIVESTOCK POLICY I read a quote from my local sale barn operator Bryan Hanson, the other day: “You used to be able to survive on a 100 head operation; now you have to haveContinue Reading

By Colter Brown, Northern Ag Network LAWMAKERS WANT INVESTIGATION OF LAMB PROCESSING PLANT ACQUISITION BY JBS At the 11th hour Senators and Representatives from Western States are calling on the Department of Justice to open an investigation into the acquisition of the Mountain States Rosen lamb processing plant by JBS USA.Continue Reading

by Greg Henderson Drovers DOJ Subpoenas Big 4 Beef Packers The Department of Justice has formally demanded information from America’s Big 4 U.S. beef packers regarding potential antitrust violations, Bloomberg reported Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. The DOJ antitrust division sent investigative demands, similar to subpoenas, toContinue Reading

Colter Brown for Northern Ag Net President Trump suggests terminating cattle imports At the announcement of the details of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program on Tuesday morning, President Trump said he had read that the U.S. imports cattle and he suggested to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue that trade dealsContinue Reading