July 21, 2023

Beef Industry Commission Restores State Checkoff

Move will boost MBIC budget; officials note funding needed to ‘battle for beef.’ The Michigan Beef Industry Commission voted Thursday to restore a state checkoff program on the sale of cattle in Michigan. The move is expected to generate as much as $500,000 annually for the Co...

Read More

June 21, 2023

Michigan Beef Industry Announces Public Meetings on Checkoff Proposal

Commission set to decide on proposal at its July 20th meeting. The Michigan Beef Industry Commission today announced dates for three public meetings to discuss and take questions on its proposal to create a state checkoff for producers. The MBIC currently retains half of $1 pe...

Read More

June 6, 2023

Michigan Beef Industry Eyes State Checkoff

Leaders say resources are needed to modernize public education efforts. Michigan Beef Industry Commission (MBIC) Executive Director George Quackenbush has seen a lot of change in the landscape during his 18 years representing Michigan cattle producers. From farming techniques ...

Read More

June 1, 2023

Beef Industry Considers Restoring State Checkoff

On July 20, 2023, the Michigan Beef Industry Commission will be considering the proposal to restart Michigan’s state checkoff.  The proposed state checkoff rate is 10 cents per $100 in value, capped at $1 per head and would be collected alongside the current federal $1 pe...

Read More

Show More