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beef industry infographics & videos

Are you looking for some quick information about the beef industry or a video? These popular checkoff-funded infographics help tell beef's story from pasture to plate. They include the nutritional profile of beef, choices at the meat case, the beef lifecycle and many more.

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colorado beef directory - submission form

The Colorado Beef Council (CBC) has created an online directory to help connect Colorado farms and ranches that sell beef with consumers who want to buy it. The Colorado Beef Directory will help educate consumers about beef sourcing and allow them to purchase directly from Colorado producers. The directory will be online only.

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Colorado Beef & cattle statistics

Wonder how many cattle are in Colorado or what countries Colorado export to?

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the drive

The Beef Checkoff is dedicated to increasing consumer demand for beef and strengthening beef's position in the marketplace. The Drive shares Beef Checkoff stories and genuine insights with beef families, farmers and ranchers, industry leaders, and agribusiness. Utilizing two different formats, a quarterly newsletter and The Drive in Five video episodes, these are fantastic to stay up to date about what the Beef Checkoff is up to. 

Watch the videos to learn more or sign up today to receive the latest information, insights and results on how your checkoff is accomplishing these things... delivered to your inbox OR mailbox!

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Keep up to date on the latest beef research: product quality, beef safety, nutrition, sustainability, and market research.

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Open Range Cattle in Colorado

Sustainability involves more than environmental considerations. A sustainable food supply balances efficient production with environmental, social and economic impacts.

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The BQA program trains farmers and ranchers on best practice cattle management techniques to ensure the care of the animals and environment.

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Checkoff Dollar Flow Chart

Where do the checkoff dollars go once you pay $1/head and where does it get used?

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Beef. It's What's for Dinner  through the Years

The Beef. It's What's for Dinner. campaign is one of the most recognized in history. Watch the history unfold!

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beef exports

What happens to the beef cuts that don't fit into the typical US consumers taste preferences? How does that increase the value to the US cattle producer?

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Beef quality assurance (BQA)

Become BQA certified! Participation in the program is voluntary. Anyone who works with beef and/or dairy cattle in a cow/calf, stocker, backgrounder, or feedlot business is encouraged to be BQA certified.

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masters of beef advocacy (MBA)

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Earn your MBA! The MBA program is a self-directed online training program designed to equip ranchers and industry allies with the information they need to be everyday advocates for the beef industry.

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my beef checkoff

Checkoff Funded in Part by Beef Farmers and Ranchers

Keep up to date on all of the beef checkoff activities nationally.

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Beef. it's what's for dinner. swag.

Shirts and sweatshirts to support BEEF! Proceeds will be donated to the Beef Sticks for Backpacks program! This program helps provide food insecure children with a high quality, high protein beef stick via the backpack programs throughout the state of Colorado!

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Checkoff Funded in Part by Beef Farmers and Ranchers
checkoff compliance and collections

For checkoff compliance and collection information including dairy and feedlot calf permit guidelines please call us at 303-867-2301.  For further information regarding the national Checkoff program visit the Cattlemen's Beef Board webpage

For further information regarding collection, Dairy & Feedlot calf forms and remittance forms, contact the Colorado Beef Council.

Colorado Remittance Address: 

PO Box 910127 Denver, CO 80291-0127.

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