Christmas Gift Idea from the Florida Beef Council

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

With Christmas coming up this weekend, there are still some looking for last minute gift ideas. Florida Beef Council (FBC) Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, has an idea for those of you looking for a different gift as they prepare for a big event coming up in February. For more information about Beef Checkoff campaigns, contact the FBC office in Kissimmee.

Georgia Beef Board

Georgia Beef Board Providing Meal Ideas for Christmas

Dan Beef, Cattle, Georgia

The Beef Checkoff is busy with Christmas coming up Saturday providing various meal ideas for consumers. Taylor Evans, director of public relations for the Georgia Beef Board (GBB), says they have information on their website to help with meal plans. Various ideas for beef dishes to make over the holidays can be found on the GBB website or on the Beef It’s What’s …


Port Problems Plague Producers

Dan Aquaculture, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy, Equine, Exports/Imports, Field Crops, Fruits, Hemp, Herbs, Livestock, Marketing, Nursery Crops, Organic, Peanuts, Pecans, Pollinators, Pork, Poultry, Rabbits, Seeds, Sheep-Goats, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree Nuts, Vegetables, Wheat

The ongoing supply-chain crisis is a big headache to businesses and consumers alike, with no end in sight for the immediate future. Perishable products are particularly at risk, as even a week or two delay can affect product quality. The port delays that caused the supply-chain crisis began on the West Coast with labor shortages due to the pandemic. These …


ACA President on Alabama BEEF Political Action Committee

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

2022 will be a political year, and the Alabama BEEF Political Action Committee (PAC) supports candidates that align with the values of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) and are supportive of the beef cattle industry. ACA President Clay Kennamer, from Jackson County, recently explained to Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman how their new membership levels are designed. For members that want to be …


Beef Export Value Shatters Annual Record; Pork Exports Still on Record Pace

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Pork

According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), October 2021 was another strong month for U.S. red meat exports as beef export value continued to soar. October pork exports were below last year’s large total but year-to-date shipments remained slightly above the record pace of 2020. Beef …

Florida Beef Council

Florida Beef Campaign through FDACS

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

With the holiday season here, the Florida Beef Council (FBC) is involved in a digital campaign with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). FBC Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, says this involves funding they are able to utilize to market beef for the holidays. For more information about this beef campaign, thanks to funding from FDACS, contact the Florida Beef Council in Kissimmee.

Alabama State Beef Checkoff

ACA Promoting Beef Commercials on Network Television

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

With the holiday season here, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is again reminding consumers across the country that beef is the only protein that they want to feed their families this holiday season. And according to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Social Media and Communications, Kayla Greer, once again they will be on broadcast …


Challenges When Caring for Livestock in the Winter Time

Dan Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Equine, Livestock, Pork, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep-Goats, This Land of Ours

How to care for Livestock in the winter time.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Winter can present challenges when caring for livestock, when it comes to protection, food, and care. Starting with their water source, you’ll need to regulate water temperatures to avoid freezing. Also, monitor the quality of the water. Is it muddy, dirty, or contaminated? …