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February 13, 2017

Search Begins for Iowa's Best Burger

Search Begins for Iowa's Best Burger February 13, 2017 Contact: Brooke German, Director of Marketing, Iowa Beef Industry Council, 515-296-2305Katie Olthoff, Director of Communications, Iowa Cattlemen's Association, 515-296-2266 8th Annual Iowa's Best Burger Contest Contest kicks off February 13, 2017.   AMES, IOWA – Iowa’s cattle producers are asking their fellow Iowans to help find Iowa’s Best Burger in 2017.


January 11, 2017

Iowa Beef Industry Council Elects Directors for 2017

Iowa Beef Industry Council Elects Directors for 2017Cattle producers elected to oversee Beef Checkoff Program; Iowans appointed to Cattlemen's Beef Board January 12, 2017 Contact: Chris Freland, Executive Director, Iowa Beef Industry Council, 515-296-2305 AMES, IA - Janine Moore and Tamara Heim wereelected as directors on the Executive Committee for the Iowa Beef IndustryCouncil (IBIC), the organization that collects the $1 per head Beef CheckoffProgram. Janine Moore, cow-calf and background producer from What Cheer, waselected Secretary.


January 11, 2017

First Meeting of the Iowa State Beef Checkoff

First Meeting of the Iowa State Beef Checkoff January 12, 2017 Contact: Chris Freland, Executive Director, Iowa Beef Industry Council, 515-296-2305 Iowa State Beef Checkoff AMES, IOWA – The new Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) Executive Committee met on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 for the first meeting of the Iowa State Beef Checkoff. The IBIC Executive Committee consists of five elected Iowa cattle producers, two producers appointed by the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, one appointed livestock market representative, the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture or a designee, the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University or designee serving on the IBIC board to oversee funds and programming through the Iowa State Beef Checkoff.


January 5, 2017

Pruismann, Mosher, and Doran win 2016 Iowa Beef Quality Assurance Awards

Pruismann, Mosher, and Doran win 2016 Iowa Beef Quality Assurance Awards January 6, 2017 Contact: Doug Bear, Director of Industry Relations, Iowa Beef Industry Council, 515-296-2305 AMES, IOWA – During the Iowa Cattle Industry LeadershipSummit, the Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) recognized Kent and SylviaPruismann of Rock Valley, the Mosher family of Liscomb, and Dr. Beth Doran of IowaState University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Orange City for the 2016 IowaBeef Quality Assurance (BQA) Awards.


November 30, 2016

Iowa Beef Industry Embarks on Global Trade Mission to Asia

Iowa Beef Industry Embarks on Global Trade Mission to Asia November 30, 2016 Contact: Chris Freland, Executive Director, IBIC Dean Black, IBIC Director, 515-463-2224 Governor Terry Branstad with Iowa Beef Industry representatives Chris Freland and Dean Black in Japan. The press conference event announced Iowa Premium’s partnership with Sumitomo/SC Foods.