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Beef Checkoff Dollars Funding New Research
The beef industry in Iowa is a billion dollar business. The state is home to nearly four million head of cattle across 28,000 operations. Despite that, research and promotion options are limited at the national level, so a referendum reinstated a checkoff geared to better fund Iowa beef. Iowa producers started funding cattle and beef promotion in March of 2017 through the 50 cent per head Iowa Beef Checkoff.