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Beef checkoff plan pulled

Beef checkoff plan pulled

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Associa­tion lauded U.S. Secretary of Ag­­riculture Tom Vilsack’s decision last week to withdraw his proposal to create a new beef checkoff.
Vilsack withdrew the proposal after Congress blocked funding to implement a second beef checkoff in its recently passed year-end appropriations bill. The plan had drawn fire from all corners of the beef industry, which...



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