Cattle industry opposes expanding beef check-off

Cattle industry opposes expanding beef check-off

Wichita Eagle

Cattle industry groups can’t seem to agree on a proposal to expand the beef check-off program. Currently, a check-off fee of $1 per head is charged when cattle are sold to provide money to promote the industry and increase beef demand. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to gauge interest in expanding the program to $2 per head.

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