Checkoff

Type: Organization
Name: Checkoff
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Pork Board CEO Chris Novak to take helm of NCGA

After a comprehensive recruitment process with many strong candidates, the National Corn Growers Association announced that Chris Novak will become the organization's next chief executive officer, taking the place of 14-year veteran Rick Tolman, who earlier ... [Published Midwest Producer - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Rick Tolman, Checkoff, Corn
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Beef Cattle Institute and Kansas Beef Council to Host Free BQA Training Sessions

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification training sessions focusing on beef cattle care and health to be hosted in Kansas.MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host four ... [Published K State Research and Extension - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

CCE beef workshop scheduled

Cornell Cooperative Extension is planning a BQA in a Day training for Saturday, October 11, 2014. The workshop registration begins at 9:30 at Hidden Canyon Farm, 3041 Layton St Rd, Lyons, NY. The classroom portion of the training will begin at 10 am, ... [Published Times of Wayne County - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

International Soy Trade Event Brings Commodity Buyers from China, Middle East

More than 270 representatives of major international companies interested in importing U.S. soy are together this week in Milwaukee, Wis., this week for the second annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange. Areas represented included China, the Middle East, ... [Published The Farmer - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

USCA United States Cattlemen Association : Supports USDA Review of Beef Checkoff, Encourages Rewrite Under the 1996 Act

USCA Supports USDA Review of Beef Checkoff, Encourages Rewrite Under the 1996 ActContact: Jess Peterson, (202) 870-3867 - usca@uscattlemen.orgUSCA (September 15, 2014) - The United States Cattlemen's Association (USCA) board of directors voted to support ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Iowa, Missouri Farmers Earn Pork Industry Environmental Steward Awards

The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, has selected two pork farms, Wessling Ag of Grand Junction, Iowa, and Stephens Farms of Malta Bend, Mo., to be honored as the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards.The award, ... [Published The Farmer - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Beef up your athletic performance

To reach this level, remember the importance of protein in the diet. If you think of your body as a machine, then muscles are the major moving parts that help sustain you during training and competitive events. Strong, healthy muscles are critical to ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers wanted for We Care Trailer event

The Pork Checkoff’s We Care Trailer will be at the Brookfield Metro Market on Oct. 18.Come help promote pork by handing out free samples, recipes, coupons and answering consumer questions about how pigs are raised today.The event will feature a live on-air ... [Published Agri View - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Beef Checkoff Offers “Go Tasty, Go Lean” Retail Toolkit

The Beef Checkoff is now offering a toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health and wellness destination for consumers. The “Go Tasty, Go Lean” toolkit contains turnkey materials proven to drive ... [Published GroceryHeadquarters.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Beef Checkoff hosts BEEFlexible event

Beef Checkoff This year marks a significant shift in the way that the beef checkoff is working with retail and foodservice operators to build beef demand. The foodservice and retail influencer program (formerly known as Channel Marketing and B2B Marketing), ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Goat & Sheep Checkoff Vote Set For Oct. 27

The Alabama Sheep and Goat Checkoff will conduct a referendum Oct. 21 to determine if the program should be continued for five more years at the current collection rate of 50 cents per head of sheep or goat sold in the state.Any producer of goat and/or ... [Published Alfa Farmers - Neighbors - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

New Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote Their Most Profitable Protein

DENVER, Sept.11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beef Checkoff is offering a new toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health and wellness destination for consumers. The "Go Tasty, Go Lean" toolkit ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]

Quotes

"After three years of pushing for real reforms in the beef check-off program, NFU has decided that the process has become a bridge to nowhere and a waste of time and re-sources. The working group was designed to bring together vested parties from across the beef industry and to attempt to reach a consensus on substantial reforms that would make the check-off a stronger, more effective tool for the beef industry."
"We're thrilled to have Chris join us at NCGA," said NCGA President Martin Barbre, a corn grower from Illinois. "He has all the right qualifications to take the reins of this growing organization and keep it moving in the right direction, continuing the tradition of success we saw under Rick Tolman."
...to advance corn-based product development at the University of Nebraska," said Ronnie Green, NU Vice President and IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor. "I can assure you that the future holder of this presidential chair will develop major advancements from this support that will be beneficial for producers and industry leaders in Nebraska and beyond."
...Strategic Planning Task Force just completed work on a new five-year strategic plan that will be presented to our board this week," Johnson said. "We have been working on the development of this plan throughout 2014, and we are well-positioned to continue pork's growth and innovation."

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Farmers Union board withdraws from beef checkof... [Published Midwest Producer - 3 hours ago]
Pork Board CEO Chris Novak to take helm of NCGA [Published Midwest Producer - 5 hours ago]
NEBRASKA CORN BOARD : partners with UNL for dis... [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
Beef Cattle Institute and Kansas Beef Council t... [Published K State Research and Extension - 11 hours ago]
National Pork Board CEO Stepping Down [Published Food & Beverage Online - 15 hours ago]
Ag Secretary vows to address checkoff issues af... [Published Fence Post - Sep 17 2014]
International Soy Trade Event Brings Commodity ... [Published The Farmer - Sep 16 2014]
USCA United States Cattlemen Association : Supp... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
CCE beef workshop scheduled [Published Times of Wayne County - Sep 16 2014]
BQA: Pride, quality and security [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 16 2014]
Iowa, Missouri Farmers Earn Pork Industry Envir... [Published The Farmer - Sep 16 2014]
US Cattlemen's Association Advocates for Beef C... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Sep 16 2014]
Beef up your athletic performance [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 16 2014]
2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards [Published Farms.com - Sep 16 2014]
Volunteers wanted for We Care Trailer event [Published Agri View - Sep 16 2014]
Photo of the day: Pig pride from even the ‘litt... [Published PorkNetwork - Sep 15 2014]
National Pork Board Selects Kincannon & Reed fo... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
Beef Checkoff Offers “Go Tasty, Go Lean” Retail... [Published GroceryHeadquarters.com - Sep 14 2014]
Meat Isn't the Problem [Published AgWeb.com - Sep 14 2014]
Grocers Can Nail Beef Promos With Free Toolkit [Published Progressive Grocer - Sep 12 2014]
Production Region Model Evaluation to Determine... [Published The Pig Site - Sep 12 2014]
Beef Checkoff hosts BEEFlexible event [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 12 2014]
Groups: Enforce Beef's Prohibition Against Conf... [Published USAgNet - Sep 12 2014]
Beef Checkoff Hosts Customized Beef Experience ... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Goat & Sheep Checkoff Vote Set For Oct. 27 [Published Alfa Farmers - Neighbors - Sep 12 2014]
Checking Out the Checkoff [Published WeAreGreenBay.com - Sep 11 2014]
Beef doesn’t get much leaner than it already is [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 11 2014]
New Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote The... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
New Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote The... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 11 2014]
Checkoff Reform On The Way, Vows USDA Secretary... [Published Beef Online - Sep 10 2014]
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New Toolkit Helps Grocery Retailers Promote The... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 11 2014]
DENVER, Sept.11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beef Checkoff is offering a new toolkit to help supermarket retailers and their on-staff registered dietitians make their store a health and wellness destination for consumers. The "Go Tasty, Go Lean" toolkit ...
How the US Government Helps McDonald's Sell Jun... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 23 2014]
The USDA's MyPlate program recommends going easy on fast food: "People who eat out more often, particularly at fast food restaurants, are more likely to be overweight or obese," it says. Sounds sensible enough. But there's one little problem: The ...
Beef Remains The Top Protein In Foodservice [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jun 03 2014]
DENVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beef experienced significant volume growth in the past year and continues to be a mainstay on the menu, according to the 2013 Usage and Volumetric Assessment of Beef in Foodservice report, proprietary research from ...
Beef Checkoff Statement: Strong Demand Reflects... [Published EON Retail - May 19 2014]
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Demand for beef is strong and continues to grow, even in a time of higher prices. ...
Beef Checkoff Statement: Strong Demand Reflects... [Published EON Consumer - May 19 2014]
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Demand for beef is strong and continues to grow, even in a time of higher prices. ...
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