Cattlemen's Resources
Promotion, Research & Education

Beef Checkoff dollars are being invested in programs that keep beef top of mind for consumers in Iowa, across the U.S. and around the world.

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Checkoff Compliance

What you need to know about who pays the $1.50-per-head beef checkoff investment and available remittance forms.

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Iowa BQA Program

This national program raises consumer confidence through a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry.

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Checkoff News

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The mission of the Beef Checkoff is to expand consumer demand for beef, strengthen beef's position in the global market place, and improve producer profitability. Producers looking for access to timely Iowa Beef Checkoff News should sign-up for our quarterly producer e-newsletter.

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IBIC Leadership

Meet the elected and appointed board members that oversee the collection and spending of Checkoff funds in Iowa.

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County Grant Program

Enhance beef advertising and promotion efforts within your county. This program is funded by the Iowa State Beef Checkoff.

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Production Research

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Review Iowa State Beef Checkoff-funded production research final project reports here. 

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Annual Report & Marekting Plan

IBIC's annual report shares key accomplishments from program efforts in FY23. Marketing Plan 2024 defines objectives of IBIC and outlines plans of work for FY24.

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Valued partners

IBIC collaborates with these industry partners to share beef, beef industry information, and beef education resources with key audiences.

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Masters of Beef Advocacy

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A free, self-guided online course that provides all members of the beef community with tools and resources to become a beef advocate. 

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