Iowa cattlemen urge Vilsack to leave beef checkoff alone

The Iowa Cattlemen’s As­­soc­iation (ICA) and 44 other state cattlemen’s associations sent a letter last week telling U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) Tom Vilsack to scrap his plans to establish a supplemental beef checkoff.

ICA President Ed Greiman pointed out that the current checkoff allows Iowa to keep...

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