The mission of the Beef Checkoff Program focuses on "improving producer profitability, expanding consumer demand for beef and strengthening beef's position in the marketplace." To accomplish this the checkoff acts as a catalyst for change and is designed to stimulate beef sales and consumption through the combination of initiatives, including consumer advertising, research, public relations and new product development.
For the first time in its 38 year history, the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show (GCSS) will not be held at the Iowa State Fair. Due to the cancellation of this year’s fair, Iowa State University will host the event.
Iowa Beef Industry Council in partnership with New York Beef Council, live-streamed a virtual farm tour connecting consumers to a New York cow-calf operation and an Iowa feedlot.
Iowa Beef Council participates in new Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. grilling campaign celebrating America’s favorite protein pastime.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced the Beef Up Iowa program to connect Iowa beef producers with food insecure Iowans.
Earlier this month the Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) announced the launch of a local beef directory to connect farmers that sell beef with consumers who want to buy it.
IBIC is excited to announce the launch of a local beef directory to connect beef producers with local buyers.
Sometimes you just need a really good, budget-friendly meal that tastes better than something that comes from a box.
Van Meter Farmer, Businessman Has Broad Ag Background
While some of you may be stuck at home with the kids and frantically racking your brain for simple supper recipes, others may be looking for ways to boost your immune system with a nutritious and delicious meal. Either way, beef has you covered on both counts.
There are less than two weeks to nominate your favorite burger joint and it’s a close race to the finish line for several Iowa restaurants vying for this year’s title of Iowa’s Best Burger.
Beef producers help guide Beef Checkoff spending through Federation, Operating Committee.
At the 2019 Iowa Cattle Industry Leadership Summit, the Iowa Beef Industry Council recognized Steve Rehder of 3-R Feedlots Inc., Bruce River, Katy Lippolis and Sheldon Livestock Sales Inc. for the 2019 Iowa Beef Quality Assurance Awards.
"We love the message combining beef and soy in a competition sends. There is room for both on the same plate, they are complements, not competitors."
The Beef Drool Log is a two-and-a-half-hour video featuring a Prime Rib Roast cooking on a rotisserie over an open flame. The video puts a tasty spin on the iconic Yule Log like only beef can.
In Iowa and across the county, Beef Quality Assurance helps lead to safe, high-quality beef.
Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. was proud and prominent at the 12th annual Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet “foodie” event Sept. 28.
Masters of Beef Advocacy Celebrates 10 Years, 15,000 Graduates
120 Family and Consumer Science (FCS) teachers visited the Beef for Strength exhibit during the 2019 Iowa Family and Consumer Science Educators Conference held in Ames, Iowa on August 6, 2019.
The Cattlemen’s Beef Quarters at the Iowa State Fair announces a new menu item for 2019 – Ranch Hand Steak Salad.
Join us in Ames, IA for the Midwest Summer Stockmanship & Stewardship experience on June 28-29, 2019.
The Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) attended two state-wide health conferences to educate influential health professionals on the positive benefits of beef and the importance of beef as a food for strength.
The Iowa Beef Industry Council provided media training workshops to twenty-two dietetic interns, students, and clinical dietitians at the University of Iowa on February 26 in Iowa City and at Iowa State University in Ames on February 27.
The national Beef Checkoff welcomed the opportunity to engage, on a local level, with the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians.
A look inside America’s beef farming and ranching industry is now available to new audiences with translated 360-degree virtual tours.
There is still time to nominate your favorite burger for this year’s Iowa’s Best Burger Contest.
The Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) is excited to welcome Kylie Peterson, Ames, Iowa, as Director of Marketing & Communications
Beef producers from across Iowa elected, Dan Hanrahan and Corinne Rowe to serve as directors of the Executive Committee for Iowa Beef Industry Council.
During the 2018 Iowa Cattle Industry Leadership Summit, the Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) recognized Kennedy Cattle Company, Peterson Farms, and Denise Schwab for the 2018 Iowa Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Awards.
Food and wine lovers from all over the city of Chicago and the suburbs came out of the woodwork by the thousands to attend the biggest high-end food and wine event of the year on September 28-30: Chicago Gourmet.