Cattle brand reform: Keep it simple, fair for all producers. Two bills to change the state’s system of livestock brands would amount to a tax shift, favoring large operators and disfavoring smaller operators, the Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska said at hearings Feb. 9 before the Legislature’s Agriculture Committee. One bill, LB 572, would give the 100 registered feedlots in Nebraska an ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!