About Us

The Association

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) is the national trade association representing U.S. cattle producers, with more than 25,000 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

"As individuals, we have limited resources...

...to aid in keeping the "wolves" such as government, environmental and radical groups, off of our door steps. NCBA is there every day protecting our industry."

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Mark Spurgin
Nebraska Rancher