News Releases

September 1, 2021

ICA Submits Comment on USDA Investment in Meat Processing

Contact:   Anna Hastert , Director of Communications, 515-296-2266 On Monday, August 30, the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association submitted comment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the Biden Administration’s investment of $500 million to meat and poultry processing...

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September 1, 2021

Understanding USDA's New Market News Reports

Contact:   Anna Hastert , Director of Communications, 515-296-2266 At the beginning of August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the development of two new reports based on data from Livestock Mandatory Reporting. The purpose of releasing this informatio...

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August 31, 2021

Carcass Challenge Recruitment is Underway

Contact: Anna Hastert , Director of Communications, 515-296-2266 The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is looking for steers to enter in the 2022 Carcass Challenge. This program is Iowa’s only statewide fed steer contest and brings together all sector’s of Iowa’s beef industry—seed...

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August 26, 2021

ICA Stresses Need for Custom Cattle Feeder Assistance

Contact:   Anna Hastert , Director of Communications, 515-296-2266 Yesterday, the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding the lack of pandemic relief for custom cattle feeders.  The additional assistance announced by ...

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