Tom Talbot, chairman of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee, led a lively discussion during their meeting Feb. 3, during the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Conversation ranged from the latest science and research to ensuring effective cattle care to federal legislation to mandate on-farm production practices and more. Talbot said despite challenges cattle producers face, raising healthy cattle is and always has been a top priority.

“The U.S. beef industry has changed through the years, but the one thing that remains the same is our commitment to raising healthy cattle and providing our animals the best care possible,