By: Kay Ledbetter
AMARILLO – Ongoing water legal battles around the state and nation could set precedents that affect all landowners, so they bear watching, according to Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in… Continue reading
By: John George, PE, Ag Engineering Associates
We’ve all heard their many platitudes of those against confined animal feeding operations.
• Agriculture is the biggest contributor to water pollution in the U.S.
• “Factory Farms” are a major threat to… Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Jan. 12, 2016) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council, along with 42 state affiliate organizations, today sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging support of Senate Joint Resolution 22, disapproval of the EPA… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Thanks in no small part to beef industry efforts, the Environmental Protection Agency’s plans to tighten its control over the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) is loosing steam.
But whether or not this version of the movement… Continue reading
By: John George, Ag Engineering Associates
The recent EPA WOTUS debacle is a classic case in point of the importance of effective political and bureaucratic advocacy. Most agricultural membership associations rely solely on their leadership, staff, and lawyers when engaged… Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Nov. 18, 2015) – Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council along with 34 state affiliates and stakeholders sent a letter to 11 democrat members of the Senate encouraging Congress to act in a bi-partisan manner… Continue reading