Policy Priorities for Livestock Markets

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Auctions, Audio, legislation, Livestock, LMA, NAFB

Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) is the voice for local livestock auction markets on state and federal legislative and regulatory issues. They brought that voice to NAFB’s Trade Talk to bring to light key ag policy issues relevant to the livestock marketing sector. Chelsea Good, Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, said the Packers and Stockyards Act is the main … Read More

LMA Insurance Protects Members

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Livestock, LMA, Markets

The Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) new member only program, Payment Assurity Services, (PAYS) is an insurance product that mitigates a market’s risk against buyer default from a bad check or open invoice. The NAFB Trade Talk served as a platform for LMA to share more about their optional service for members. I spoke with President of PAYS, Jennifer Aiman, during … Read More

New President for Livestock Marketing Association

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Auctions, Livestock, LMA, Marketing

Dan Harris, owner of Holton Livestock Exchange in Holton, Kan., has been elected president of the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA). In this role, he will spend two years leading the nation’s largest membership organization representing more than 800 local livestock auction markets and allied businesses. Harris is no stranger to having a microphone in his hand; but, as he told … Read More