“There is nothing I care about more than farmers” – Dave Murphy, Food Democracy Now Murphy worked for President Obama during this first term and at that time was a supporter of Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack.
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Vilsack will possibly go down as the worst Ag Secretary
“The other side knows a million ways to kill a bill at every step along the way … we’ve only have three ways to get it passed, fight like hell, pile enough people against the door and scream like mad” – Dave Murphy, FoodDemocracyNow.org
OCM Says They’ll Take OIG To Court Over Beef Check Off Information
Posted on August 13, 2013 | Tom Riter, WNAX Radio 570 Listen to interview: [audio:https://www.competitivemarkets.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/mikecallicrateonocmconventionresultsandissues8-12-2013-3.mp3] Organization for Competitive Market members just wrapped up their convention in Kansas City and are pushing for getting NCBA removed as a contractor for the beef checkoff. OCM President Mike Callicrate says they’re also going after the cattlemen’s group for alleged misuse of check off funding. He says they’ll be taking the Office of Inspector General to Court in order to receive information Read More …
OCM to plot long overdue market revival at convention
PRESS RELEASE Organization for Competitive Markets P.O. Box 6486 Lincoln, NE 68506 www.competitivemarkets.com Contact: Mike Callicrate, OCM President 785-332-8128 firstname.lastname@example.org July 18, 2013 Expect a somber tribute to lost markets, followed by invigorating plans for a rebirth, at the Organization for Competitive Markets’ annual convention coming up August 9th and 10th in Kansas City. “The free market we all like to talk about is a mirage. We pretend it’s there, but in reality our competitive markets have been Read More …