Checkoff

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

Pork Checkoff announces search for America's top #ChopGriller

With flame masters everywhere starting to fire up the grates, there's no better time for grill enthusiasts to show off their chops - their pork chops, that is. This grilling season, the Pork Checkoff is challenging grillers to share their secret about ... [Published PorkNetwork - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

5 Beef Myths In Opinion Column Debunked

A BEEF Daily reader recently sent me a copy of the Center For Science In The Public Interest’s (CSPI) Nutrition Action Health Letter from April 2014. She was upset by a column written by Michael F. Jacobsen, CSPI executive director, entitled, “Hoofing ... [Published Beef Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

State beef checkoff program supported by cattle industry associations

WACO – Texas cattle producers have the opportunity to approve a state beef checkoff program tat could generate an additional $8 million to promote beef in Texas, the U.S. and international markets.The state program has wide support from industry groups ... [Published Mineral Wells Index - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pig Farmers Demonstrate Earth Day Principles Using Cutting-Edge Technology

News 23 April 2014US - US pig farmers are committed to raising more pork with fewer natural resources than ever before.As the world celebrates Earth Day, the Pork Checkoff is releasing a new video, in partnership with Meredith AgriMedia, showcasing how ... [Published The Pig Site - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

USDA Sets Date for Soybean Referendum Request

Soybean producers who are interested in having a referendum to determine whether to continue the Soybean Checkoff Program are invited to participate in the USDA Soybean Promotion and Research Order. To be eligible to participate, producers must certify ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Applications For Young Beef Leader Training Program Due May 15

Entering the beef industry in a time of diversity and opportunity is exciting.Global challenges in agriculture are exploding. Whether it's the growth and debate of genetically modified organisms or food safety and animal welfare, young beef industry enthusiasts ... [Published The Farmer - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Budgets, Cotton Checkoff Highlight Legislative Session

Increased funding for the Career Tech Initiative and state climatologist office, along with a cotton checkoff constitutional amendment, were among highlights of the 2014 regular legislative session for the Alabama Farmers Federation.The Education Trust ... [Published Alfa Farmers - Neighbors - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Online Chinese Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews

USAgNet - April 22, 2014A recent online promotion for U.S. pork the U.S. Meat Export Federation conducted with China's leading business-to-consumer platform drew rave reviews from Chinese consumers. The seven-day promotion, developed with support from ... [Published Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Youth PQA Plus Training Gets Online Update

The Pork Checkoff on April 15 updated its Youth Pork Quality Assurance Plus program, to include an online certification option that includes testing and training to accompany the in-person process.The new online option allows participants to learn about ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Beef Checkoff presents the Power of Umami at Northeast Culinary Conference

The Beef Checkoff, through its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), connected with nearly 500 culinary students, chef instructors and restaurant operators at the 2014 Northeast American Culinary Federation (ACF) Conference in Providence, R.I.The ... [Published Agri View - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Texas to vote on state beef checkoff

Texas could soon have its own $1 beef checkoff, depending on a vote scheduled for this summer. Under the current national beef checkoff, created by the Beef Promotion and Research Act, of 1985 and approved by farmers and ranchers in 1988, farmers and ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Beef Checkoff Presents the Power of Umami

The beef checkoff, through its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), made a positive impact on the nearly 500 culinary students, chef instructors and restaurant operators at the 2014 Northeast American Culinary Federation (ACF) Conference in Providence, ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 16 2014]

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...hileunderscoring pork's versatility," said David Newman, chair of the PorkCheckoff Domestic Marketing Committee and a pork producer from Fargo, N D "It is so easy to grill up juicy, tender pork, and it's that simplicitythat inspired us to make the contest so easy."
Vilsack: "USDA has been working closely with the pork industry and our state and federal partners to solve this problem. Together, we have established testing protocols, sequenced the virus and are investigating how the virus is transmitted."
...are our future, and it is important to expose them to all segments of the business," says Shelia Stannard, IBA director of industry programs. "We hope this Young Beef Leader Training Program will give more of our producers a big picture perspective of the beef industry while providing leadership development and networking opportunities." Through a series of field days designed to expose members to all aspects of the industry, the IBA offers Young Beef Leaders the opportunity to further...
...the best on-farm practices available," said Jodi Sterle, Iowa State University professor and advisor to the Pork Checkoff's YPQA Plus curriculum. "I think it is extremely important for youth swine exhibitors to understand they are part of something bigger; they are part of the overall swine industry, producing food to feed the world."

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Pork Checkoff announces search for America's to... [Published PorkNetwork - 1 hour ago]
5 Beef Myths In Opinion Column Debunked [Published Beef Online - 1 hour ago]
State beef checkoff program supported by cattle... [Published Mineral Wells Index - 8 hours ago]
Pig Farmers Demonstrate Earth Day Principles Us... [Published The Pig Site - 11 hours ago]
USDA announces new measures to control PEDv spread [Published Meat Process - 13 hours ago]
USDA Sets Date for Soybean Referendum Request [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - 14 hours ago]
Applications For Young Beef Leader Training Pro... [Published The Farmer - 14 hours ago]
Budgets, Cotton Checkoff Highlight Legislative ... [Published Alfa Farmers - Neighbors - 17 hours ago]
BQA certification important part of the beef se... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 22 2014]
Online Chinese Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews [Published Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin - Apr 22 2014]
BQA Certification Important Part of the Beef Se... [Published K State Research and Extension - Apr 22 2014]
Youth PQA Plus Training Gets Online Update [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 22 2014]
Pork Checkoff updates Youth PQA Plus Program [Published Agri View - Apr 21 2014]
Online Chinese Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 21 2014]
Beef Checkoff presents the Power of Umami at No... [Published Agri View - Apr 21 2014]
Texas to vote on state beef checkoff [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 21 2014]
USDA sets date for soybean request for referendum [Published Sidney Daily News - Apr 20 2014]
Farm briefs: Groups offering farm bill overview [Published Amarillo Globe News - Apr 19 2014]
USDA sets date for soybean request for referendum [Published Moultrie Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Recommendations for planting a field to soybean... [Published MSU Extension - Apr 19 2014]
What nutrients should be included in your soybe... [Published MSU Extension - Apr 19 2014]
Sow Packers to Begin Requiring Premises ID Tags... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 18 2014]
Maryland Farmers Hosted ‘Seasons on the Farm’ D... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
Tour Highlights Environmental Work of Iowa Farmers [Published Iowa Ag Connection - Apr 18 2014]
MU Researchers Examine Value Cuts' Impact on Gr... [Published StJoeChannel.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pork Checkoff Makes Updates to Youth PQA Plus® ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 17 2014]
Beef Checkoff Has Presence at Culinary Conference [Published KNEB 960AM - Apr 17 2014]
Cargill Offers Funding for PEDV Fight [Published The Farmer - Apr 17 2014]
Cargill Gives $150,000 to National Pork Board f... [Published Farms.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pork Checkoff Updates Youth PQA Plus® Program [Published Farms.com - Apr 17 2014]
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