Tag Archives: OCM

Lies, distortions and lawsuits

Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 by Alan Guebert Somewhere along the line it became acceptable to bend and break the record of public figures and firms without any consequence whatsoever. Shortly thereafter distortion … Continue reading

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Callicrate says HSUS key in filing lawsuit

Brownfield Ag News for America August 21, 2012 By Julie Harker [audio:http://nobullmikecall.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/120820_MikeCallicratebrownfieldagnews.mp3|titles=120820_MikeCallicratebrownfieldagnews] The new president of the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) says he could not have filed his lawsuit against the Beef Checkoff without the help of the Humane … Continue reading

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Callicrate rails against NCBA, explains HSUS involvement

Thursday • August 16th, 2012 AgriTalk Radio Representing the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM), beef producer Mike Callicrate appeared on AgriTalk radio Tuesday to discuss the organization’s lawsuit against USDA and the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, which seeks to end NCBA’s … Continue reading

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Champions of Competitive Markets Meet in Kansas City

August 16, 2012 Kansas City, MO – Proponents of independent family farm and ranch agriculture met this past weekend at the Organization for Competitive Markets’ “Voices Rise From The Land,” 14th annual meeting. The conference began at a Thursday evening … Continue reading

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Callicrate v. USDA: Lawsuit claims beef checkoff paying for lobbying

Daniel D. Owen – Polsinelli Shughart PC August 10, 2012 | Filing Date for Complaint for Permanent Injunction MICHAEL P. CALLICRATE, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (PDF) Mike Callicrate is the named plaintiff in the lawsuit filed against … Continue reading

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