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  • Jul 29, 2015
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    Why reaching out to Northeast consumers is key for boosting beef demand

    Nearly 70 million people call the Northeast home; however, only 3% of the beef checkoff dollars are collected in that region. As a result, the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) was created to channel beef checkoff resources to promote beef in that area. Find out how NEBPI is promoting beef to urban consumers in today’s blog....More
  • Jul 27, 2015
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    How youth Beef Ambassadors are tackling hot industry topics

    The National Beef Ambassador Program is training youth spokespersons to advocate for the beef cattle industry. These youth advocates need support, whether it’s through sponsorships, volunteerism, or mentorship. Find out why these ambassadors are so effective at promoting the beef industry....More
  • Jul 22, 2015
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    Peterson Brothers share message with 4-H kids about ag advocacy 1

    As county fair season gets underway, let’s remember to instill the six pillars of Character Counts in today’s youth — responsibility, respect, trustworthiness, fairness, caring and citizenship. Perhaps one more pillar needs to be added to the 4-H program, which encourages 4-H youth to become leaders as adults; that pillar would be “advocacy.” Kansas farm boys, the Peterson brothers, share why advocacy is so important at an Oklahoma 4-H event....More
  • Jul 21, 2015
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    Satirical video sparks debate with Congress about healthy school meals

    The nation’s school lunch program needs an overhaul, and the American Heart Association has created a satirical video to jumpstart conversations on this topic. Check out the video, plus see photos of school lunches from around the world....More
  • Jul 20, 2015
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    4 ag reads to kick off your Monday morning

    From defending feedlots, to taking on Chipotle, to 4-H parents tackling county fair week and keeping kids busy on the ranch during summer, here are 4 agricultural reads worth reading this morning....More
  • Jul 14, 2015
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    3 ways Team Beef runners are making an impact

    Team Beef members are great at promoting beef as a part of a healthy, active lifestyle to athletes and millennials. Here are three ways they are making an impact....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
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    Are retailer demands taking money from your pocket?

    Retail giants recent announcements on animal welfare magnifies the vexing question about if and when producers will develop a system to identify and retrieve the value of management information and individual cattle history as an asset separate from the cattle that produce the beef....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
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    Are beef producers prepared to defend GMOs? 8

    Is consumer fear of GMOs an issue for beef producers? If so, how should the beef community respond? Today’s blog explores the issue and what beef producers can do to prepare for questions about GMOs in livestock feed....More
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