How is the proposed “Green New Deal” being received by the cattle industry?
The most aggressive statements are coming from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), as they are trying to correct the inaccuracies regarding the impact cattle have on global climate change before they become “assumed facts.” These efforts are to contain and correct false information that could negatively impact livestock production in the United States.
When New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rolled out her Green New Deal, a lot of people were not taking her seriously. However, Scott Yager, chief environmental counsel for NCBA, stated the organization’s concerns regarding that proposed legislation in a recent conversation with Radio Oklahoma Network farm director Ron Hays.
AUDIO: Profit Matters 5-28-19