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Cattle farmers support reinstating state checkoff

Cattle farmers support reinstating state checkoff

Iowa cattle farmers have voted to reinstate the state’s 50-cent-per-head beef checkoff, according to preliminary results of the checkoff referendum held on Nov. 30.

The Iowa Department of Agri­culture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) announced last week that 56 percent of those voting supported the checkoff. A simple majority was needed for passage.

The department has until Dec. 30 to certify ...




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