USDA may publish notice for beef checkoff this week

USDA may publish notice for beef checkoff this week

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture could take its first official step in establishing the grounds for creating a second beef checkoff — if it publishes a Federal Register notice of intent as soon as this week seeking input from the industry on how one could be set up, said Colin Woodall, vice president of government affairs at the National Cattlemen's Beef Assn.

After years of failing to come to an agreement on how to capture more money for

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