Current Checkoff News


Colorado in Limelight with BQA Awards - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Libby Bigler Colorado State University Department of Animal Sciences (970) 491-2333 libby.bigler@colostate.edu www.cobqa.org   COLORADO COMPANIES (full story)


American Heart Association Certifies Extra Lean Ground Beef As Part Of A Heart-Healthy Diet - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

DENVER (Feb. 10, 2015)  - The Beef Checkoff Program announced today that Extra Lean Ground Beef (Ground Beef that is at least 96% lean, 4% fat) is now certified by the American Heart Associat (full story)


What do Beef and Social Media Have in Common? - Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Seems like a strange combination, right? Beef and social media seem like they might lie on two different ends of the spectrum; but they don’t. The greatest single similarity is the millennial (full story)


Producer Support of Beef Checkoff Remains High - Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Three out of four producers support the beef checkoff, while the number who disapprove of the program, at just 11 percent, is the lowest in program history, according to a recent survey of 1,209 bee (full story)


Environmental Leader Shares Article Concerning Beef Production Practices - Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Go to the Environmental Leader article (full story)