Cattle producers from across the country brought forth several policy items at the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention. Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Allison VanDerWal says tax policy was a main point of discussion. “Tax policy in regards to stepped up basis and capital gains in something we’re watching closely. The Association is working on a state-led letter for our representatives and senators.” VanDerWal says if some of the proposed tax code changes pass through Congress, there will be big problems. “We could lose a lot of family farms across the entire United States. That’s why we need to start an open door discussion with Congressional members.” VanDerWal shares more in this Red River Farm Network interview.