Retail Boot Camp

Contact: , 308-697-3486;

Date: Friday, March 9, 2012

The checkoff will host a 2012 Beef Boot Camp for retailers in Pennsylvania in May to educate meat managers and meat-department supervisors about beef, from the rail to their meat cases. Click here to see results of the 2011 Boot Camp.

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The Beef Checkoff Program was established as part of the 1985 Farm Bill. The checkoff assesses $1 per head on the sale of live domestic and imported cattle, in addition to a comparable assessment on imported beef and beef products. States retain up to 50 cents on the dollar and forward the other 50 cents per head to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, which administers the national checkoff program, subject to USDA approval.
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