Input sought on new beef checkoff

Input sought on new beef checkoff

Interested parties have until Dec. 10 to submit comments on supplemental beef checkoff.

AGRICULTURE Secretary Tom Vilsack is moving ahead with establishing a supplemental beef checkoff as the U.S. Department of Agriculture published an official notice of inquiry in the Nov. 10 Federal Register.

The notice offers an official way for the public to provide input and help guide USDA in its development of the checkoff, which Vilsack has said he was forced to put into motion when the cattle industry could not agree on how to change t

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