South Dakota Beef Industry Council Holds Quarterly Board Meeting

Directors and staff of the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) met at Drifter's Conference Center in Ft. Pierre, SD on Wednesday and Thursday, November 14-15, 2018 for various committee meetings, as well as the organization's full board of directors' quarterly meeting.

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Checkoff Provides Statewide Pasture to Plate Curriculum Opportunity to South Dakota Schools   

Family and Consumer Science, Agricultural Education, and ProStart Educators from across the state have been given the opportunity to incorporate beef programming efforts into their curriculum through the FACS beef program provided by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) through funding from the beef checkoff!

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Beef Checkoff Brings National Beef Advocate to South Dakota State University Students

The South Dakota Beef Industry Council brought well-known beef advocate Ryan Goodman to South Dakota State University Nov. 15-16, 2018 to discuss the importance of advocacy in today's agriculture. Goodman, Director, Grassroots Advocacy and Spokesperson Development, National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), a contractor to the beef checkoff, leads the Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program.

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Since 1990, the Dakota Farm Talk radio program has been keeping South Dakota’s agricultural industry up-to-date with what’s happening in today’s farming & ranching.  Aired each weekday on a dozen SD radio stations, Dakota Farm Talk is a unique program for South Dakota’s grain & livestock producers.

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South Dakota BEEF Story 

Join us in sharing South Dakota’s Beef Story by telling us how you promoted BEEF this year! Whether it was in your local community or at a state-wide event, we want to hear from you! Each week the South Dakota Beef Industry Council will select one entry to highlight on our social media platforms. Whether its cooking demonstrations, handing out recipes, visiting with consumers at your local grocery store -  you name it – we want to see it! Please submit pictures and a brief summary of your event/promotion to dkrick@sdbeef.org. Three lucky winners will be selected from submissions on December 17th as a way to show our appreciation for everyone’s efforts of promoting BEEF! Join us in the fun and win some Beef Swag!

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Annual Report 2017

"The year ahead looks very exciting with new opportunities to promote and educate beef’s nutritional value to consumers. I look forward to leading this organization to the best of my ability as we move forward in a very positive direction for the beef industry. We are also looking forward to getting out and visiting with producers around the state to hear your ideas on the beef industry and advocate your voice for beef. With that I thank you and encourage you to contact any of us at the SDBIC."
- Erin Sumption, SDBIC President

Download 2017's South Dakota Beef Industry Council Annual Report to learn more.

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2017 Annual Report