Cow/calf producer Weldon Wynn from Star City, Ark., was elected by fellow Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) members to serve as CBB chairman in 2013.
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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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BQA Producer Forum Open to All Cattle Producers
Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers: The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producer Forum will be held Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 from 11 a.m....