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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

May 29, 2020

Governor Reynolds celebrates May Beef Month and visits with us about her efforts to assist the cattle industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

You'll also hear from ICA staff members Matt Deppe and Kate Fulk.

May 21, 2020

Finally, the details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (direct payments for farmers) have been released, and ICA's Northwest Iowa Membership Coordinator, Tanner Lawton gives listeners the run-down.

Dr. Lee Schulz, Iowa State University, reviews current slaughter numbers and weights, Brad Kooima talks to...

May 14, 2020

This episode of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association podcast is dedicated to Senator Chuck Grassley's bill aimed at increased transparency in the cattle markets. Hear the senator's remarks from the Senate floor, the ICA board's questions about the bill, and get to know ICA's Feedlot Council Chairman, Dustin Purhmann and...

May 12, 2020

Senator Chuck Grassley has been working closely with the Iowa Cattlemen's Association staff and leaders regarding the need for more negotiated cash trade in the fed cattle markets. Today, he introduced a bill mandating that a minimum of 50% of purchases by packers be negotiated and that cattle be delivered to the...

May 8, 2020

This episode of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association podcast includes an update from ICA CEO Matt Deppe on a proposed program designed to help producers through the current slaughter backlog, investigations into cattle market irregularities, and the response to ICA's 50/14 policy.

John Hinners from the US Meat Export...