Beef Board Communicating With Dairy Producers

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

I’m attending the Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, TN and blogging for the Cattlemen’s Beef Board on their blog, Beef Board I’ll try to find some items of interest for you. Like this interview I did with Gary and Donna Sharp. Gary and Donna Sharp are dairy producers and Gary likes to point out that that makes them beef … Read More

Beefmobile Gets New Wranglers

Chuck ZimmermanBeef Checkoff

Stephanie AusfahlThink beef. Think Beefmobile Wranglers. Think “new” Beefmobile Wranglers. That’s who Stephanie Ausfahl and Craig Hamilton are. In case you’re wondering, Stephanie is pictured on the right and Craig on the left.

New Beef Board Members

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Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Conner today announced 35 appointments and one interim appointment to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. All appointees will serve 3-year terms beginning Feb.3, 2007. The interim appointee will serve a 2-year term. Appointed members representing cattle producers by state and unit are: Judy E. Prosser, Ariz.; I. Jack Cowley and Richard L. Nock, … Read More

A Report From Beef Board COO Monte Reese

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

Monte ReeseThe last item on the agenda here at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Reno is the board meeting which is going on now. It’s a combined meeting of the Beef Board and NCBA. I thought you might be interested to hear a great report given this morning by Beef Board Chief Operating Officer Monte Reese was on the program at this morning’s board meeting to give a report on the activities of the Checkoff.

President of the NCBA

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

Mike JohnI don’t know how many dairy producers are members of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association but I thought you might be interested to hear from the President. He’s Mike John, from Missouri (left). Mike took over the reigns in January at the annual convention. Here at the Summer Conference he said he was happy to hear about how beef demand has been good recently but knows that there’s a lot of work to do to continue to grow demand for his product.

Meet The Beefmobile Wrangler

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

Tracey OrsburnTracey Orsburn is one of the Beefmobile Wranglers and is here at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. She puts in a lot of miles travelling around the country and making sure producers better understand the Checkoff. Her vehicle is also a travelling billboard for beef.

What The Checkoff Means To Dairy Producers

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

Gary SharpI know I didn’t mention this before but I am attending the Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Reno, NV. Today we’ve got a Dairy Producers Education Forum which I’ll be attending to bring you more later on. In the meantime I did run into a Beef Board dairy producer member this morning.

Learn More About The Beef Checkoff

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Beef Checkoff

CBB Chairman Jay O'BrienThe Chairman of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board is Jay O’Brien from Amarillo, TX, seen here listening in on one of the first committee meetings taking place at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference.