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Fifty-One High Schools Selected for 2021/2022 Build Your Base Program

Athletes from fifty-one South Dakota high schools and communities will benefit from the Build Your Base with Beef Program, a partnership between Sanford Health, the Sanford Sports Science Institute and the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) as BEEF continues to power athletes across South Dakota.

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US Olympic Team Trials Track and Field to Feature Build Your Base Program

The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) and Sanford Health are excited to announce that the U.S. Track and Field Trials will showcase Beef in 2021 through the Build Your Base with Beef Program, (Build Your Base) through ready to use materials, best in class sports nutrition education, and high-quality protein to support optimal performance.

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Annual Report 2019

"The year ahead looks very exciting with new opportunities to promote and educate beef's nutritional value to consumers. I look forward to another year and being a part of the organization as we continue to spread the beef message. We are also continually looking for opportunity to build beef's demand and welcome your ideas. With that, I thank you and encourage you to attend one of our quarterly board meetings. These meetings are open to the public. I would especially like to welcome our new board president, Laurie Johnson. I look forward to her leadership in the year to come." - Eric Sumption, 2019 SDBIC President

Download 2019's South Dakota Beef Industry Council Annual Report to learn more.

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Annual Report 2018

"The year ahead looks very exciting with new opportunities to promote and educate beef’s nutritional value to consumers. I look forward to another year in leading the organization as we continue to spread the beef message. We are also continually looking for opportunity to build beef’s demand and welcome your ideas. With that, I thank you and encourage you to attend one of our quarterly board meetings. These meetings are open to the public."- Eric Sumption, SDBIC President

Download 2018's South Dakota Beef Industry Council Annual Report to learn more.

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