Alabama Beef Checkoff

Alabama Beef Checkoff Program Hosts Beef 101

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

The Alabama Beef Checkoff program was busy last week sponsoring the third in-person Beef 101 course this year. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach, Ali Cantrell, says they are hoping to have even more next year. Students from Boaz High School’s Family Consumer Science Class were among those taking part in this last event. Ali notes they always get …

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There Is No Cow Tax in New Legislation

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Economy

There has been some misinformation floating around, especially on social media, that the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by the House last Friday and by the Senate back in August, nor the reconciliation bill working its way through Congress, has language in it saying farmers will be taxed for each cow. This is simply false. And Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President Erin …

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Applications for Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarships Due Nov. 7

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Education

The Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation has been accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors looking to head to college next year. But according to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, the deadline to get those in is this coming Sunday. Learn more by contacting the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association office in Montgomery, or go to the ACA website.

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Alabama Agriculture Keeping an Eye on Special Legislative Session

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Legislative

Alabama lawmakers will be back in Montgomery this week, as Gov. Kay Ivey called a special session to address redistricting. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says they will be keeping an eye on things to make sure agriculture is well represented. For more information contact the ACA office in Montgomery.

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Alabama Making Plans for 2022 Beef Checkoff Programs

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

October Beef Month continues across Alabama, as various promotions have been taking place. But next week, plans will be discussed for promotions that will take place next year. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says a task force will meet next week to discuss those plans. For more information, contact the ACA office in Montgomery.

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October Beef Month Underway in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

October Beef Month in Alabama is underway, and the annual event involves a variety of Beef Checkoff promotions. One of those continues this week, as Burger Week is underway in Mobile and runs through October 9th. Then, according to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach Ali Cantrell, next up will be Beef Week. Learn more about these and other …

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Alabama Represented on Cattle Market Working Group

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Many members of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) were in Nashville, Tennessee last month for the Cattle Industry Convention, and during that event, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association established a new working group. ACA Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says a producer from Alabama was chosen to be a part of it. For more information, contact the ACA office in Montgomery.

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October Beef Month Starts Next Week in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

October Beef Month in Alabama kicks off next week, and the month long event will involve a variety of Beef Checkoff promotions. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach, Ali Cantrell, says that includes their Best Beef Contest. And Ali says another big event, Burger Week in Mobile, will run October 2-9. Learn more about these and other October Beef …