Legislative and Regulatory Awareness

  • Works toward assessing and determining the impact and effect proposed legislation and regulations will have on the livestock industry.

  • Reviews proposed legislation and regulations. Provides input and comment about such matters to elected officials and federal, state and local agencies. Sends issue alerts to members when necessary.

  • Development of fact sheets and presentations, regarding various pieces of legislation, rules and regulations.

  • Promotes the use of federal, state and local cost-share funds that provide financial and economic incentives for the redevelopment and implementation of environmentally friendly practices and structures.

  • Monitors changing land use demands.

  • Identifies efforts that will restrain conflicting resource use.

  • Assists with the development and expansion of programs that assist with transferring family farms to future generations.

  • Supports the development and creation of viable livestock markets.