About Us

The Association

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) is the national trade association representing U.S. cattle producers, with more than 28,000 individual members and sixty-four state affiliate, breed and industry organization members. Together NCBA represents more than 230,000 cattle breeders, producers and feeders. NCBA works to advance the economic, political and social interests of the U.S. cattle business and to be an advocate for the cattle industry's policy positions and economic interests.

NCBA Vision...

To be the trusted leader and definitive voice of the beef industry

NCBA Mission...

To serve the beef industry by improving the business climate and growing global beef demand

Core Values:

Committed to the Mission

Organization Objectives

  • Improve Stakeholder Value 
  • Strengthen Global Preference and Access for Beef
  • Enhance the Beef Business Climate
  • Increase Organizational Effectiveness

Beef Industry Long-Range Plan 2016-2020

View the Plan

"We truly feel the NCBA...

...is a grassroots organization and there is power in numbers. Where else have you been part of a crowd of 6,000 people who salute the flag and say prayer before an annual conference?"

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Kris Vincent
Ohio Rancher