New Leadership Represents Texas Cattle Producers on Texas Beef Council Board

rgb_web_hiresAUSTIN, TX – The Texas Beef Council’s (TBC) newly elected board of directors began the new fiscal year leading the state’s producer-run beef marketing organization. The TBC board of directors consists entirely of beef producers providing representation of the state through organization affiliation. In addition, the board may elect two directors at large, without nomination by a qualified organization, to round out the board with equitable geographic and sector representation. Continue reading

Texas State Beef Checkoff Program Underway

BPRCT logoAUSTIN, TX – Collections under Texas’ new state beef checkoff program began Oct. 1, 2014 after Texas beef producers voted to establish a state-level beef checkoff program, which was approved by a wide margin of 66 percent of voters. The Texas Department of Agriculture conducted the referendum upon petition by cattle industry organizations under the authorities designated by the Texas Legislature. Continue reading