Archive for March, 2007

Tennessee NAIS Update

Friday, March 16th, 2007

Rep. Frank Niceley and Stanley Dobson, president of TN Appaloosa Horse Association, both spoke before the House Ag Committee this past Tuesday regarding Rep. Niceley’s bill against the NAIS. In God’s wonderful providence it happened to be some sort of Farm Bureau Member day on the hill and the room was packed with regular Farm [...]

Animal Identification Group Deactivates

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Those that promote the NAIS have continually attacked and pushed their agenda with “this is inevitable; this is coming and there’s nothing we can do about it so you might as well accept it.” The following article is living proof that they are not telling the truth: Animal Identification Group Deactivates by Pat Raia, [...]

Update: Tennessee Ag Committee NAIS Hearing

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

The Tennessee House Ag Committee held a meeting this morning to hear testimony from Jim Acres of the South Eastern Livestock Network (SLN). Formed by the Cattlemen’s Associations of 10 South-Eastern states, SLN aims to make money off cattlemen by managing a database for farms, and by selling RFID tags and readers. HB 1855 would [...]