U.S.-China Agreement Expands Opportunities for U.S. Beef

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China reopened to U.S. beef in 2017, but technical restrictions kept the cost of producing and processing China-eligible beef very high and made it difficult for the United States to gain market share. But according to a story from U.S. Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) Joe Schuele, the U.S.-China “Phase One” trade agreement signed last week will ease or eliminate many …

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Georgia Producers Learn About Beef Checkoff Program

Taylor Hillman Beef, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association (GCA) Leadership Conference has been taking place this week. It’s an event that provides members the opportunity to learn more about GCA and also the Beef Checkoff program. According to Georgia Beef Board (GBB) Director of Public Relations and Industry Information Kaytlyn Malia, a checkoff presentation took place during the event. For more information about your …

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Florida Beef Council Pleased With BQA Field Day

Taylor Hillman Beef, Florida

The Florida Beef Council (FBC) recently hosted a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Field Day. FBC Director of Education and Promotion DeAnne Maples was pleased with the event. Maples said the FBC plans to hold more BQA courses throughout the year and will soon release a schedule. For more information, contact the FBC office in Kissimmee.

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Bad News for U.S. Beef/Chicken in Potential U.K. Trade Deal

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

(NAFB) — The U.S. beef and poultry industries got some bad news through a recent article on BBC Dot Com. Chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef will be kept out of the United Kingdom under any potential trade deal with the U.S. That comes straight from the UK environmental secretary. Theresa Villiers tells the BBC that the current European Union ban …

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Florida Beef Council Friendly Reminder

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

If you own or have owned cattle in 2019, chances are you received a letter from the Florida Beef Council (FBC) reminding you that beef checkoff assessments are due for any cattle you may have sold this past year. With the end of the year upon us, FBC Director of Education and Promotion DeAnne Maples has this friendly reminder for producers across the state: