News Releases

Federation News Releases



An Organization's Response to a Vexing Cattle Market - Friday, July 7, 2017

  By Jerry Effertz, Chairman Federation of State Beef Councils Velva, North Dakota It hasn’t been smooth sailing for the beef cattle industry over the past year. For its part, the cattle market has certainly been aggravating. As a beef producer I know the limitations (full story)


Beef Checkoff, State Beef Councils Join Forces to Celebrate Beef Jerky Day June 12 - Monday, June 12, 2017

The Beef Checkoff Program has identified a novel way to help celebrate Beef Jerky Day June 12, with some powerful support from state beef councils. That day, state beef council staffs will deliver beef jerky bouquets created by the beef checkoff to news personalities at television outlets in many (full story)


Ibotta Mobile App Campaign a Huge Success for Beef Industry - Monday, May 15, 2017

Federation of State Beef Council Reserve Fund Investment Generates Multiple Benefits CENTENNIAL, COLO. (May 15, 2017) – Nationwide sales of fresh beef at retail got a boost earlier this year as the result of a beef industry partnership with the mobile rebates app Ibotta. The partnershi (full story)

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