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Beef Industry Task Force Begins Year-long Process

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

(NAFB) — The Beef Checkoff is undergoing a year-long process to determine direction for the organization over the next five years. The long-range strategic planning process for the beef industry is underway, a process that pulls together key leaders from all over the country representing different sectors of the beef business. Updated every five years, the Beef Industry Long Range …

The Reality of the Beef Checkoff

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

by Greg Hanes, CEO, Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB-Oct. 9, 2019) — In the few months since I took the helm as CEO of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) – the governing and administrative organization of the Beef Checkoff – there appears to be many misperceptions, false rumors, and misinformation about how the checkoff works and is administered. Let’s look at …

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Annual Survey Finds 80% of Producers Believe Beef Checkoff Drives Beef Demand

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

Eighty percent of beef producers nationwide say the Beef Checkoff Program helps drive demand for beef. That is one major finding from a recent Producer Attitude Survey commissioned by the Checkoff – and conducted and reviewed by a third-party, independent research firm – to gauge beef producers’ awareness, overall sentiment and concerns about the program. Completed in January, the survey …

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Activists Allowed to Expand Attack on Beef Checkoff

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

The announcement that R-CALF will be allowed to expand its activist-funded crusade against state beef councils is a disappointment to countless beef producers and NCBA members across America. The phony allegations being perpetuated by R-CALF and its activist legal partners are without merit and only serve to divide beef producers and distract beef councils from the important work of building …