PIERRE, SD -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. Promotion Committee members reviewed three proposals at the November meeting; Jackrabbit Sport's Properties, Coyotes Sport's Properties, and Heartland Consumer Reports. The committee also reviewed five final reports including the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative, New York Beef Council, SD Cattlewomen, and the SD Cattlemen's Auxiliary. Checkoff funds had been directed to each for promotion and educational opportunities throughout the 2018 fiscal year.New SDBIC board members were welcomed and 2019 SDBIC promotion, education, outreach plans were shared through a board PowerPoint presentation. The presentation also included recent events and activities. Federation of State Beef Council directors and the U.S. Meat Export Federation directors reported on recent meetings. All South Dakota Beef Industry Council meetings are open to the public.Please contact Suzy Geppert at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sdbeef.org to learn more about the South Dakota Beef Industry Council and the local beef checkoff program.
Posted: December 10, 2018