A three-year process to get a $2 beef checkoff

A cattle industry leader spelled out a three-year timeline that ends with a doubling of the current $1-per-head beef checkoff. Scott George, past president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, provided the timeline during a session at the NCBA convention in San Antonio, reports DTN. An unofficial committee of eight cattle and ag groups is proposing… » Read More

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