With the announcement of an additional delay on the Electronic Logging mandate for livestock haulers, ASI looks at industry efforts to find resolution and the FARM Act on low-level emissions from livestock waste gets a companion in the House.
This week, ASI and over 200 stakeholders urge appropriations support for USDA Wildlife Services, legislation is introduced to roll back unintended regulatory overreach and ASI members prepare to take to Washington, D.C. to visit with agencies and their Congressional representatives.
As 2017 comes to a close, we look at updates on some key priorities for the sheep industry including the status of electronic logging for livestock haulers, ongoing litigation threatening the industry and the tax reform package.
This week, ASI sits down with Indiana Director Dr. Stan Poe, as ASI officers travel to Washington, D.C. to discuss priorities for the Sheep Industry including trade, scrapie and Wildlife Services predator control.
The American Sheep Industry Association discusses the efforts this week on behalf of the nation’s 88,000 sheep producers. Top of mind is maintaining support for agricultural research in the upcoming farm bill and continued work toward ensuring producers have access to effective predator control through USDA Wildlife Services.