Meet Barbara Jacques

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Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Cattlemen's Beef Board member Barbara Jacques has a broader view of what art really is, maybe because she taught it for years and maybe because it influences the way she looks at the cattle business. Get to know Barbara in her interview with Cattlenetwork's Chuck Jolley.

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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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