The USDA announced a 45-day extension to the comment period for its market competition proposal. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Chicken Council, and other livestock groups sought the extension. NCBA Senior Director of Government Affairs Tanner Beymor says the livestock industry needs more time on the clock to review the rule. “This extension is really important for us to unpack this ruling. The filing spreads 180 pages of the Federal Register so having time to review and then respond is important.”
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