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Federation of State Beef Councils Audio with Cevin Jones, New Federation Chairman - Monday, February 17, 2014

Cevin (pronounced Kevin) Jones, a cattle feeder from Eden, Idaho, took the helm of the Federation of State Beef Councils as chairman during the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention last week in Nashville.  Though the Federation is a division of NCBA (full story)

Federation of State Beef Councils with Richard Gebhart - Friday, January 31, 2014

Richard Gebhart, a Hereford breeder from Claremore, Oklahoma, will be stepping down as Chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils at next week’s Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville. According to Gebhart, one of the biggest accomplis (full story)

States, National Checkoff Efforts Combine Forces in Retail Marketing Program - Thursday, January 09, 2014

A new checkoff-funded retail marketing program called Beef Alternative Marketing – or BAM – is starting to catch the attention of retailers around the country. The program has identified cutting and marketing techniques for creating small (full story)

2011 Federation Chairman Says Division’s Identity Strengthened in Past Year - Thursday, January 09, 2014

Directors on the Federation of State Beef Councils at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association met at the 2012 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville recently to review projects being conducted through the Beef Checkoff Program. David Dick (full story)

Pounding the Pavement to the Extreme Calls for Beef - Thursday, January 09, 2014

Dane Rauschenberg is a runner who doesn’t tackle things half way. When he decided to run the Oregon Coast in April – all 350 miles of it – he put a time limit on his effort: one week. Supported by the beef councils of Oregon, Califo (full story)

Producers on Federation Help Plan for Future at Summer Conference - Thursday, January 09, 2014

Directors on the Federation of State Beef Councils were among the more than 700 producers wrestling with issues at the 2012 Cattle Industry Summer Conference the week of July 23. Jennifer Houston is a beef producer and auction market owner/operator (full story)

Telling Beef’s Story Critical to Industry - Thursday, January 09, 2014

If you work in agriculture, chances are most consumers have no idea what you do. That’s a challenge, according to Gary Teague, who with his family operates a diversified livestock and farming operation in Northeast Colorado. For years (full story)

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