Learning more about your Beef Checkoff can be complicated with about 100 checkoff-funded programs authorized each year. MyBeefCheckoff.com is designed to make the process of 'drilling down' to individual programs less complicated.
Newsletters are convient ways to keep up with what's happening with the Beef Checkoff:
- Checking In On The Checkoff is a newsletter designed for checkoff leaders that focuses on a different checkoff program area each week.
- My Beef Checkoff News is a monthly e-newsletter about checkoff programs that is tailored to the interests of beef or dairy producers.
Brochures help explain the history and function of various checkoff organizations and programs:
- Understanding The Beef Checkoff explains 'the basics' for beef and dairy producers.
- Your Beef Checkoff Investment - Helping You Maximize Dairy Market Cow Value explains the dairy producer role in the checkoff.
Documentation of checkoff management topics:
- Final Roles & Responsibilities recommendations as ADOPTED by Beef Board Aug. 3, 2011.
Other publications provide checkoff information and background. These include:
- Cattlemen's Beef Board Bylaws, as amended in 2012.
- The checkoff-associated portions of the 2011-2015 Beef Industry Long Range Plan are endorsed by the Cattlemen's Beef Board. Also available is an September 2012 Long Range Plan Scorecard, which highlights beef demand drivers, including current key indicators and trends affecting the food-production system.
- CBB conducts random, national surveys of producer attitudes and you are invited to review what other producers think about the checkoff as revealed through these surveys:
- USDA commissioned a survey of more than 8,000 producers in December 2006.
- CBB annual reports provide a review of the fiscal year's activities and contain annual audited financial reports.