May is Beef Month!!
Beef Month is a time to celebrate the community of farmers and ranchers who work hard every day to raise safe and nutritious beef that is enjoyed by consumers around the world. The following information has been provided by the Nebraska Beef Council, the producer-funded and directed organization that promotes beef through the $1-per-head beef checkoff. For assistance downloading photos or files please contact Adam Wegner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-421-5326.
Nebraska Beef Facts
Agriculture is the #1 industry in Nebraska and cattle production represents the largest segment of the industry. LEARN MORE
National Beef Statistics
Cattle are raised in every state across the U.S. for consumers all over the world. LEARN MORE
The articles below are available courtesy of the beef checkoff. Click on the photos to download or save a full sized version. If you need assistance or if you are looking for specific content not found on this page, please conatact Adam Wegner - email@example.com
Will Beef Make Your Child a Better Athlete?
The University of Nebraska is conducting research to explore the associations among beef intake, iron status, and athletic performance in Nebraska youth athletes.
Research Seeks to Enhance Beef Value
The University of Nebraska is conducting research to better understand tenderness and to evaluate the impact of dietary fat sources on beef color stability.
New Device Aims to Improve Beef Safety
The U.S. Meat Animal Research Center has recently developed a new device for beef trim pathogen testing that could soon be implemented in beef packing facilities.
Councils Connect Dietitians with Beef Community
Nebraska and California Beef Councils collaborated to provide culinary dietitians with a taste of beef production in California.
MBA Program Reaches 10,000 Grads
The beef checkoff’s Masters of Beef Advocacy program reached 10,000 graduates leading the way in advocating for the beef industry.
Checkoff Logs Record 3,300 BQA Certifications
More than 3,300 producers from across the country became Beef Quality Assurance-certified in the fall of 2016.
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