New chief lobbyist

J. Burton Eller, former National Cattlemen's Association executive, has been named head of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Washington, D.C. office. He replaces Jay Truitt, who left in a major staff shakeup earlier this year. Eller currently serves as USDA under secretary of agriculture for marketing and regulatory affairs.

J. Burton Eller, former National Cattlemen's Association executive, has been named head of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Washington, D.C. office. He replaces Jay Truitt, who left in a major staff shakeup earlier this year. Eller currently serves as USDA under secretary of agriculture for marketing and regulatory affairs.