Members of the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association board were in Washington D.C. this past week as part of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Legislative Conference. Barnesville, Minnesota farmer Jake Thompson joined a roundtable discussion at the Department of Interior. “We don’t have a lot of federal grazing compared to some states in the west, but it was good to discuss the value of grazing.” Some other big topics of focus during the conference was lab-based protein, Electronic Logging Devices and the Waters of the United States rule.
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