News & Events
|Jul 20 2020||
Dr. Garcia Endorsement
WCFA Endorses Dr. Raul Garcia During the board of directors meeting on July 16, the WCFA endorsed Dr. Raul Garcia in the Republican primary for Washington state Governor. Dr. Garcia has shown an understanding and strong support for Washington agriculture, among other strong le...
|May 28 2020||
Cancelled: 2020 Scholarship Golf Tournament
2020 WCFA Scholarship Golf Tournament: Cancelled Unfortunately, Canyon Lakes had to cancel our event to comply with COVID-19 related rules. Thank you to the list of sponsors below who have committed their support to the scholarship program despite the circumstances. The 2020 S...
|Apr 29 2020||
WCFA Thanks President Trump for Order Keeping Plants Open
WCFA Thanks President Trump for Order to Keep Beef Processing Plants Open During COVID-19 Pandemic Today, April 29, 2020 the Washington Cattle Feeders Association sent this letter to President Trump, thanking him for his executive order preventing the closure of beef processin...
|Apr 16 2020||
WCFA VP Camas Uebelacker on RFRP Podcast
WCFA VP Camas Uebelacker on RFRP Podcast Camas Uebelacker, Othello cattle feeder and WCFA Vice President was interviewed by the Save Family Farming sponsored Real Food, Real People podcast. Camas covered a wide range of topics -- from environmental stewardship, to weathe...
|Apr 15 2020||
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|Mar 20 2020||
COVID-19 Shelter in Place Exemption for Agricultural Workforce
Ag Worker Exemption Letter Templates for COVID-19 Shelter in Place Orders "Shelter-in-place" or travel restrictions are being considered by local and state governments to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Federally, agriculture has been designated "critical infrastructure", ex...
|Nov 30 2019||
Feeder Leader Derting's Athletic Legacy
Derting's Athletic Legacy Continues with Cousins at Gonzaga and Eastern WCFA Past President and board member Will Derting of Post 5 Cattle Company started his transition from stand out college athlete to ambitious start up feeder in the mid 2000s. Cousins Jill and Jim Townsend...
|Jun 21 2019||
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Livestock Market Application
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Livestock Market Application Click here to read a June 14, 2019 letter sent by the Washington State Department of Agriculture announcing a public hearing for a livestock market application in Moses Lake. The hearing will take place Ju...
|Jun 7 2019||
2019 WCFA Scholarship Recipients Announced
2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced The WCFA scholarship committee received a set of exceptional scholarship program applicants this year. Eight students will head into this fall with financial support from WCFA. Thank you to everyone who has supported this program in the pa...
|Apr 30 2019||
SB 5959 to Fund Brand Department Signed by Governor
SB 5959 to Fund Brand Department Signed By Governor Senate Bill 5959, saving the brand program from potential shut down, approved with strong bipartisan support, was signed by the Governor on April 19th. WCFA leaders and staff participated in meetings on the issue and te...
|Jan 28 2019||
Update: WSDA Restricted Holding Facility Requirements
WSDA Update: Restricted Holding Facilities for Imported Cattle The WSDA has updated the requirements for submitting a Certificate of Veterinary inspection at Category 1 & 2 Restricted Holding Facilities for imported feeder and slaughter cattle. You can find the updated pol...
|Aug 31 2018||
Joint Statement: Suspected Fraud by Former WSBC Employee
Joint statement regarding recent allegations of credit card fraud by a former employee of the Washington State Beef Commission: We were recently made aware that the Washington State Beef Commission is investigating alleged misuse of Checkoff funds via credit card fraud by a fo...
|Jul 3 2018||
Reminder: Tyson Requires BQA Certification by January 1
Are you BQA Certified? Get up to speed on the modern BQA program. It's free to complete online, and will be a requirement for all Tyson Foods suppliers in 2019. BQA Certification Required For All Tyson Foods Suppliers By January 1 The move to require BQA certification formaliz...
|Jan 23 2018||
Robert Rebholtz Jr. and Agri Beef Co. Receives Meatingplace Honor
Robert Rebholtz Jr. and Agri Beef Co. Receives Meatingplace Honor Meatingplac...
|Oct 12 2017||
WCFA Member Easterday Ranches Featured in National Advertising Campaign
Rethink the Ranch The national Beef Checkoff campaign seeks to connect with M...
|Sep 8 2017||
WCFA featured in Working Ranch Magazine
Working Ranch Magazine The interview was an opportunity to share WCFA leaders...
|Aug 16 2017||
WCFA Testifies at Sunshine Committee Hearing
WCFA Testifies in Favor of Exemptions at Sunshine Committee Meeting August 15...
|Jul 18 2017||
NCBA Signs Coalition Letter In Support of Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank
NCBA Signs Coalition Letter In Support of Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank...
|Jun 30 2017||
NCBA Helps Celebrate U.S. Beef to China
NCBA Helps Celebrate U.S. Beef to China BEIJING, CHINA (June 30, 2017) -- In ...
July 16, 2020
WCFA Board Meeting
September 22, 2020
Beef Counts Rollover
Toppenish Livestock Auction