Georgia Beef Board Promoting Atlanta Chili Week

Clint Thompson Beef, Georgia

The Beef Checkoff program in Georgia is ready for a brand new event. Georgia Beef Board (GBB) Director of Public Relations, Taylor Evans says various restaurants in Atlanta will be taking part in Atlanta Chili Week, which starts Jan. 25th. For more information about this and other Beef Checkoff promotions, contact the GBB office in Macon.

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Masters of Beef Advocacy Program Updates Training Modules

Dan Beef, Cattle, Education

The Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program recently announced they have updated their training modules. The updates, called MBA NextGen, make it easier for a new generation of farmers and ranchers to share their stories and advocate for the beef industry. Manager of Communications for the MBA program, Paul Dybedahl, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman this program is open to anyone. …

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Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. Launches “MBA NextGen”

Dan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

Third iteration of the Masters of Beef Advocacy program provides updated information to arm the next generation of strong beef industry advocates (NCBA/Beef Checkoff) — The Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program managed by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff,  launched updated advocacy training modules – MBA NextGen. MBA NextGen updates the popular MBA training modules making it easier than ever …

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Teaming with NASCAR to Promote Beef

Dan Beef, Beef, Cattle

Beef producers will have a new opportunity to promote their product in February of 2021. Clay Burtrum, vice-chair of the Federation of State Beef Councils, says a new opportunity for beef is sponsoring a NASCAR event. “With this pandemic, we’re seeing some great opportunities, as many businesses are. We had an opportunity, and on Saturday, February 13, the green flag …

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Florida Beef Council Promoting Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300

Clint Thompson Beef, Florida

The Florida Beef Council (FBC) continues its effort to promote a big event coming up next month. FBC Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, says they are excited about the “Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300” to be held at the Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13. For more information about the Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300, click …

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November Beef Exports Largest in More than a Year

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Livestock, Pork

According to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), U.S. beef exports posted one of the best months on record in November, 2020. Beef exports came in at 115,337 metric tons (mt), with a value of $707.5 million. USMEF President and CEO Dan Halstrom explains where the strongest markets were for U.S. beef. November was also …

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Florida Beef Council Preparing for Race Day at Daytona

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

The Florida Beef Council (FBC) has been busy preparing for a big event coming to Daytona next month. FBC Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, says they are excited about the “Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300”. For more information about Beef Checkoff promotions in Florida go to the FBC website, floridabeef.org.

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Georgia Beef Board Excited about NASCAR Race Promotion

Dan Beef, Cattle, Georgia

The beef industry and NASCAR have teamed together for a big event in Daytona, Florida next month. Georgia Beef Board (GBB) Director of Public Relations, Taylor Evans, says they are excited to bring the beef message to NASCAR fans. For more information about Beef Checkoff programs in Georgia, contact the GBB office in Macon at 478-474-1815 or go to their website, georgiabeef.org.

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Farmers to Families Food Box Program Purchases to Continue

Dan Beef, Corn, Dairy, Economy, Fruits, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Pork, Poultry, USDA, Vegetables, Wheat

(USDA/AMS) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase an additional $1.5 billion worth of food for nationwide distribution through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. In total, USDA has distributed more than 132 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This new round of …