R-CALF USA, the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association and the Organization for Competitive Markets met this past week in Florida to discuss issues influencing their business. That includes the CFAP funding for cattle producers and increased transparency in the marketplace. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association was invited to take part in the Florida meetings, but declined. In a statement, NCBA President Marty Smith said his organization will not participate in events with groups that are in litigation against the NCBA or the Beef Checkoff.
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