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SDBIC Board of Directors to hold Virtual Meeting March 8, 2023 

PIERRE, SD – Due to weather, the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) Quarterly Board Meeting that was scheduled for Pierre on Wednesday, March 8th, 2023 has been moved to a virtual meeting. Virtual Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 3:00 pm CST.   All producers are invited to participate in this valuable opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the Beef Checkoff.   Please RSVP to Jodie Anderson at [email protected] or call the SDBIC office at (605) 224-4722 to get the virtual meeting link.  Visit www.sdbeef.org to learn more about the South Dakota Beef Industry Council and the state’s Beef Checkoff program or visit www.beefboard.org to learn more about national efforts. About The South Dakota Beef Industry Council The SDBIC collects and administers the $1 beef checkoff on cattle sold in South Dakota. Checkoff dollars are utilized strictly for promotion, education or research programs. Fifty cents of every dollar is directed to the Cattlemen's Beef Board for programs on the national level. The SDBIC retains 50 cents, which is invested in additional national programs or in-state programs.     The SDBIC is comprised of three representatives from eight agricultural organizations: South Dakota Beef Breeds Council, South Dakota Cattlemen's Association, South Dakota Cattlemen's Auxiliary, South Dakota CattleWomen, South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Farmers Union, South Dakota Livestock Auction Market Association and South Dakota Stockgrowers Association.


The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) will place beef center stage at multiple events at the 2023 Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo Rapid City. This year’s stock show will take place January 27 - February 4, 2023, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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The South Dakota Beef Industry Council is pleased to announce Jodie Anderson as the new SDBIC Executive Director. Anderson assumed her new role on November 1, 2022.

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Build Your Base Education Event at Black Hills State University 

The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) spent Monday April 25, 2022 working alongside Black Hills State University (BHSU) coaches.

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Build Your Base Featured at the 2022 NSAF Indoor Nationals 

The Build Your Base program was showcased to athletes and their families at the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation (NSAF) 2022 Nike Indoor Nationals March 11-13, 2022 in Staten Island, New York.

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South Dakota Beef Producers Lead National Efforts

South Dakota Beef Producers will be well represented on a national level with three South Dakota Producers being elected to the Cattleman Beef Board and the Federation of State Beef Councils. 

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The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) is continually working to build demand for beef and improve consumer confidence in the beef product. This is done in a multitude of ways as we work to address consumer questions and concerns. Join us as we connect with beef farmers and ranchers as well as consumers from across the nation in telling the beef story. This blog will offer consumers information on not only how the beef product is raised but provide easy beef tips, tricks, and preparation methods for all occasions. You will also find beef farmers and ranchers highlighted throughout the blog as they share stories on their commitment to the care in raising livestock on their family operations.