Cattlemen Seek Changes to Checkoff Program

US - Cattle producers are pushing for the first big change to the national beef checkoff program since it started more than 20 years ago.
calendar icon 27 December 2007
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It's behind the popular "Beef, It's What's for Dinner" ads.

At a dollar a head, the checkoff fee pools about 80 million dollars annually for beef promotion, research and education, among other things.

But checkoff supporters say more than two decades of inflation have decreased

Source: KGAN
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