FMD in Namibia. Oh Surprise!

After “Final Corrective Action” following a USDA audit of the Namibia meat plant in September of 2019, they country was cleared to ship cooled fresh beef to the USA. In February 2020 the USA saw 25 tons of chilled Namibian beef shipped into Philadelphia. … More FMD in Namibia. Oh Surprise!

Comment submitted to FTC on Made in USA labeling

MUSA Rule Making Matter number PO74204 Marias River Livestock Association (MRLA) is a local livestock association with membership from Glacier, Liberty, Pondera and Toole Counties in Montana.  MRLA advocates for an agriculture friendly policy environment and the education of livestock producers and the consumers of agricultural goods. MRLA is in agreement and supports the proposed … More Comment submitted to FTC on Made in USA labeling

Bison What now?

Bison (what now?) Perhaps some of you saw the Montana Fish and Wildlife released the new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Final Record of Decision for bison as wildlife in Montana.  It was a long in the making or maybe it is better to say a long time before being released.   The process for this EIS … More Bison What now?

MRLA VP appointed to Governor’s Council

In April, the Governor announced that he was forming a Grizzly Bear Advisory Council, and was soliciting members of the public that have a vested interest in grizzly bears to apply. After spending months sorting through 157 applications, the Governor’s office finally announced today that Marias River Livestock Association’s Vice President, Trina Jo Bradley, was … More MRLA VP appointed to Governor’s Council

MSGA Rescinds Membership of APR

(Reprinted from MSGA Newsletter) Recently, the American Prairie Reserve (APR) joined MSGA as an Allied Industry member.  APR utilized our online ecommerce system via the website to join. MSGA’s ecommerce system is designed much like every other membership organization, that as you sign up and pay electronically, you are automatically a member.  As a result, … More MSGA Rescinds Membership of APR