WHAT: Calf rollover auction WHY: To raise funds for SACPA’s activities for 2022 Where: Marana Stockyards When: November 17, 2021 Please consider donating a calf or cash to this important auction. Funds raised will support our annual membership fees in the Arizona Farm and Ranch Group and prepare us to take on any necessary litigation […]
Education & Announcements
Federal Proposed Regulations, Final Regulations and Notices currently open for public comment. Updated Monday, Oct 18, 2021 Click here to view worksheet online. Click here to download the worksheet in Excel format.
Marana Stockyards and Livestock Auction will hold a benefit calf rollover auction on October 20 in honor of Bill Owens. Proceeds will benefit the Vic Hal Integrity Award. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the Babbitt and Hal families. Please consider donating a calf to this worthy cause.
Herd Improvement & Bull Selection Symposium for All Commercial Western Ranchers February 18 & 19, 2022 Friday-Saturday– Mesa, AZ Sponsored by the Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation Thanks to generous sponsors, no charge for attendance. Friday evening Banquet included. Speakers–the most knowledgable experts in the country, or perhaps the world: Dr. AlisonVan Eenennaam, […]
In-Person SACPA Meeting Saturday, August 21 Please RSVP to Micaela (520) 393-1722 ASAP Location: The Bell Ranch, 97 Old Ruby Rd, Nogales, AZ Directions: Heading South on I-19 take Exit 12 to West Frontage Road. Head south on West Frontage Road approximately 1/3 mile. Turn […]
This week, Governor Ducey signed tax reform and budget bills passed by the Arizona State Legislature. The tax reform bill includes a 2.5% flat tax. The budget bill prohibits K-12 schools from promoting racist propaganda, punishable by fines up to $5,000 per event. The governor posted several press releases summarizing more information on the highlights […]
On June 24, 2021, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed Executive Order 21-08, “Stop 30X30 – Protect Our Land and Water.” Click to access EO-No.-21-08-Stop-30-x-30-Protect-Our-Land-Water.pdf
This page was updated July 10, 2021. US Fish and Wildlife Service posted a proposed rule to expand the experimental population area of the Black-footed ferret. See map of the expanded experimental population area below. (Hat tip to Mary Darling for sending us the heads-up on this.)
Nebraska Passes New Brand Inspection Legislation The State of Nebraska passed a new brand inspection law this week to promote animal traceability.
Recent Important Gubernatorial Activity In the last couple of weeks, Governor Ducey co-signed two important letters with other governors. (Please consider sending him a note of thanks.) 1. Governor Ducey co-signed a letter with Texas Governor Greg Abbot, dated June 10, 2021, requesting border assistance from the other states. The two governors wrote to […]