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)


Restaurant, Health Professionals Learn Beef Production Step-by-Step in Tour - Monday, May 16, 2016

  An April 25 tour of Colorado beef raising and production facilities helped increase the understanding of the beef industry by restaurant and dietetic professionals, who directly interact (full story)


Colorado’s Team Beef Donates More than $1,300 to Food Bank - Monday, May 16, 2016

  More than $1,324 has been raised to help feed the region’s hungry in 2016 through donations from Colorado’s 250-member Team Beef, a running team sponsored by the Colorado Beef (full story)


Why Don't I See More Beef Checkoff Ads? - Monday, April 11, 2016

Contact: Melissa Jackson, 308-697-3486; melissa.l.jackson@outlook.com Checkoff-funded consumer market research shows us that the key generation for beef marketing – millennials – prac (full story)


Protein-Rich Diet Tied to Improved Physical Function During Weight Loss - Monday, April 4, 2016

New research shows that high-quality protein helps increase physical function during weight loss in older obese adults New research published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences (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

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