Nebraska Cattlemen becomes member of U.S. Meat Export Federation
April 28, 2014
Nebraska Cattlemen is excited to announce its membership in the U.S. Meat Export Federation. At the April 1 NC Board of Directors meeting, it was decided that membership with USMEF was of utmost importance in continuing the NC core objective of becoming the global beef epicenter.
"The mission of Nebraska Cattlemen is, 'Working for Nebraska beef producers – pasture to plate.' Our membership with USMEF will help further our mission by continuing our industry's growth and putting Nebraska beef on the world's table," said Jeff Rudolph, Nebraska Cattlemen president.
"USMEF represents a diverse cross-section of American agriculture, including all facets of the U.S. red meat industry. We are very pleased to welcome to our membership an organization with the rich history of the Nebraska Cattlemen, which traces its roots all the way back to the Nebraska Stock Growers Association – founded in 1888. U.S. beef exports topped $6 billion in value for the first time in 2013, and USMEF is committed to continuing the industry's growth through exports in collaboration with members like the Nebraska Cattlemen," said Phil Seng, US Meat Export Federation President and CEO.