Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 directed USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) to create a Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program to increase market transparency for cattle producers.

Cattle Contracts Library Summary

Submission Form

To facilitate the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program data collection process, subject packers submit contract and volume information to AMS using a series of data collection forms identifying required information. The following document details the required entry fields found in each of the 5 forms.

Regulation

December 7, 2022 - Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Final Rule

Notices to Trade

Listening Sessions

  • February 8, 2023 11 am – AMS is hosting a cattle industry session to discuss the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program after its public release. Register for the Listening Session
  • April 21, 2022 Session -  AMS hosted a cattle industry listening session to inform the development of the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program on April 21, 2022.  

For questions, comments, or  concerns, please email wash.lpgmn@usda.gov