Checkoff

Type: Organization
Name: Checkoff
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Beef Checkoff Presents the Power of Umami at Northeast Culinary Conference

Beef Checkoff Presents the Power of Umami at Northeast Culinary Conference ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Checkoff
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Think safety first when pumping pits

Although it’s not a common occurrence, even a few reports of flash fires and explosions in hog barns should serve as an good reminder that safety is paramount any time that liquid manure is being agitated and pumped from a holding pit.As liquid manure ... [Published PorkNetwork - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Corn Growers Assn. Urges Yes Vote on Checkoff Increase

If approved, the referendum would enact a one-penny-per-bushel increase in the check-off.This is the first time in the 20-year history of the program that corn growers have been asked to increase the check-off amount.“Investing in the check-off pays off ... [Published Grainnet.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Pork Making Gains in South American Markets

The South American nation of Colombia naturally has looked to neighboring Chile – one of the world’s top pork exporters – for a steady supply of pork to meet the needs of its nearly 50 million consumers.  As recently as 2009, Chile was the dominant pork ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Support Your California Seniors: Check Checkoff CA

Since it was established in 1980, The has been successful in submitting over 300 legislative proposals to the California Legislature. Of those 192 have been signed into law. This clearly highlights their commitment to do whatever it takes to make positive ... [Published Westwood-Century City Patch - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

MUNZLINGER WANTS CHECKOFF UPDATE

The Senate Agriculture Committee was busy this past week working on a bill that would modify the state's commodity checkoff programs.Chairman of that Committee, Senator Brian Munzlinger tells centralmoinfo.com the state's checkoff statutes needed upd ... [Published CentralMOinfo.com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

USDA sets date for soybean referendum

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order (Order), as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information ... [Published Spooner Advocate - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Eagles return to Minnesota

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to the Department of Natural Resources.“Ice ... [Published Mille Lacs Messenger - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio Cattlemen Vote to Increase the Ohio Beef Checkoff

Ohio cattle producers have voted to increase beef checkoff in their state. ... [Published AgWeb.com - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Checkoff, Cattle
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Beef Checkoff referendum to be held

At the request of Texas cattle industry associations, and in accordance with Texas law, the Texas Department of Agriculture will conduct a producer referendum that, if approved, would create a state beef checkoff program for beef promotion, marketing, ... [Published Kaufman Herald - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese pork industry sees interest from US soybean association

The Japanese pork industry recently played host to a three-day visit from a group representing the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC) from the US.The 15-strong delegation was given an in-depth view of US pork in Japan, from the ... [Published Meat Process - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

My Beef Checkoff: Beef Quality Assurance program

Did you know ...... your Beef Checkoff Program helps build consumer confidence?Today’s consumers want to know more about how their food was raised, and the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA ) program can be a positive influence in sharing with ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 03 2014]

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"Increasing the check-off program will allow us to expand market access for Michigan corn growers and push back on attacks and misinformation about our products and practices.”"
Ames, IA - "There is a hunger for U S beef in China. We anxiously await the opening of the market for U S beef" was the consistent message delivered to an Iowa Meat Trade Mission while in China March 31-April 4, 2014...
Takemichi Yamashoji, senior marketing director for USMEF-Japan, said: "The support that Minnesota Soybean has shown for US pork in Japan has been outstanding. This visit was designed to show the breadth of programs that the Pork Checkoff, the USDA Market Access Program (MAP) and Minnesota Soybean have supported here, ranging from the point of arrival for pork shipments to processors, retailers, foodservice outlets and a very active blogger community."
"One serving of beef from a steer implanted with a growth promotant has nearly 20 times less estrogen than what the FDA permits and thousands of times less than what our bodies naturally produce, not to mention a fraction of what is present in many other foods such as cabbage and grains." - Beef Checkoff

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Beef Checkoff Presents the Power of Umami at No... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
Take weeds seriously [Published SoyBean Digest - 15 hours ago]
Think safety first when pumping pits [Published PorkNetwork - 22 hours ago]
Michigan Corn Growers Assn. Urges Yes Vote on C... [Published Grainnet.com - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. Pork Making Gains in South American Markets [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 14 2014]
Investigating and Mitigating the Causes of Foam... [Published The Pig Site - Apr 14 2014]
Support Your California Seniors: Check Checkoff CA [Published Westwood-Century City Patch - Apr 13 2014]
MUNZLINGER WANTS CHECKOFF UPDATE [Published CentralMOinfo.com - Apr 13 2014]
Caesar’s Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival r... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 13 2014]
USDA sets date for soybean referendum [Published Spooner Advocate - Apr 12 2014]
Eagles return to Minnesota [Published Mille Lacs Messenger - Apr 12 2014]
LaSalle Ranch of Havre nominated for Regional E... [Published Ravalli Republic - Apr 11 2014]
Swine virus outbreak affects pork industry in M... [Published Fox 4 WDAF TV - Apr 11 2014]
IBIC IOWA BEEF INDUSTRY COUNCIL : Iowa Beef Pro... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Ohio Cattlemen Vote to Increase the Ohio Beef C... [Published AgWeb.com - Apr 10 2014]
New information regarding soybean planting depth [Published MSU Extension - Apr 10 2014]
Safety Must be Top Priority When Pumping Manure... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 09 2014]
Texas Beef Checkoff referendum to be held [Published Kaufman Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Japanese pork industry sees interest from US so... [Published Meat Process - Apr 09 2014]
The Peterson Farm Bros' Beef With Chipotle (Par... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
4 States Look To Raise Checkoff [Published Beef Online - Apr 08 2014]
Ohio Corn Checkoff Referendum Passes [Published USAgNet - Apr 08 2014]
If You're a Beef Producer, Learn About Third-Pa... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 08 2014]
CBB Cattlemen Beef Promotion and Research Boar ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Beef council’s referendum voted down by producers [Published Agri View - Apr 07 2014]
Ohio Corn Checkoff Referendum Passes [Published Grainnet.com - Apr 07 2014]
Pelicans on annual migration back to MN [Published DL-Online - Apr 07 2014]
Beef Checkoff gears up for 118th Boston Marathon [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 07 2014]
Costs of Bedding, Trailer Wash-out and Transpor... [Published The Pig Site - Apr 07 2014]
Prepare for PEDv Ahead of 2014 Show Season [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 07 2014]
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