In this week’s Missouri Beef Industry Council Report, chairman David Dick of Sedalia talks about consumer confidence and producer attitudes, two recent surveys released by the beef industry. You can see the surveys using these links: Consumer Confidence & Producer Attitudes
Eventhough 72% of producers approve of the Checkoff, even more (74%) believe it has contributed to the positive growth in demand for beef. I wonder what happened to those other 2%. They don’t like growth?
It’s time for the cattle industry leadership to gather in Denver for the annual Cattle Industry Summer Conference. Missouri is well represented and in this week’s MBIC Report, at-large board member for the Missouri Beef Industry Council, Jon Kleiboeker talks about the conference and how cattle producers are involved, including his joint nutrition & health committee work.
The Cattle Industry Summer Conference is about to get underway in Denver.
How well do you understand the Beef Checkoff? In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision to allow the Checkoff to continue it’s a good time to make sure we understand how the Checkoff works. Missouri Beef Industry Council executive director Steve Taylor clears up some common misconceptions he still finds with producers about the Checkoff in this week’s MBIC Report.
At the end of last week the big news was the BSE announcement by USDA. As big as that news was it’s not something for the public to be alarmed about and that’s the word you can hear in this week’s Missouri Beef Industry Council Report from executive director Steve Taylor. Steve also talks about the upcoming July 4th opportunity to grill beef with your family and friends!
Here’s something new to me. Just got this information on a press conference on the new coalition. I really don’t have any more information than this so we’ll see what comes out of their press conference.
By now I’m sure everyone and their brother has heard about the USDA announcement on the BSE test.
This is going to be a toasty trip. I’d take along some sunscreen! I’m betting they won’t find a steak as good as you’ll find here in the midwest.