Sunday, December 11, 2016
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Cattlemen question the scope of state ID program
As Texas is going through a major drought with large numbers of cattle being sent to the auction barns, economics is a primary concern for cattlemen. In the farm equation, ranchers may now have to add the cost of tagging at markets, due to a proposed state animal disease traceability program, similar to one currently being proposed on the federal level. Two ag groups have chimed in on the state proposal being discussed, with the comment submission deadline being Wednesday, Dec. 7. See related article, left. . . .
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