MO Bad News: NCBA, cattlemen’s worst nightmare, wants $1 increase in Beef Tax


Mike Callicrate owner of Callicrate Cattle Co. was recently interviewed by George Sholtz with Big Country 99 The Rooster (KUNQ)

Assumed by its name to be an advocate for the cattle industry, the NCBA is actually the independent cattlemen’s worst nightmare and now want to increase the Missouri Beef Checkoff to $2.

With its control of the Beef Checkoff Program, the NCBA is:

  • Undermining every effort to restore competition to U.S. livestock markets.
  • Facilitating trade agreements that are lowering our U.S. food safety standards.