The voice of North Dakota’s cattle industry was heard by federal lawmakers and regulators. While on Capitol Hill last week, North Dakota Stockmen’s Association leaders met with the Environmental Protection Agency, members of Congress and more. NDSA President Dan Rorvig, who ranches at McVille, says discussions were had with USDA’s Food and Safety Inspection Service about cell-cultured protein. “Our industry isn’t against the technology, but we want science and to protect the name of beef and meat,” says Rorvig. Electronic Logging Device and Hours of Service regulations are also a hot topic among the livestock industry. Congress has yet to pass legislation that allows flexibility for livestock haulers. “We want permanent legislation, and need to continue to persue that so lawmakers can see how the regulations impact both the livestock and consumers.” Listen to more.