SDBIC FACS Beef Program Guidelines and Recommendations

1. Deadline for the application packet is September 30, 2022.

2. These funds are made available to purchase beef products to teach beef cookery, nutritional benefits and beef cut utilization.

3. Only beef may be purchased with program funds.

4. Beef that is purchased can be fresh or further prepared.

5. Beef may only be used for Family & Consumer Sciences curriculum and if applicable, in conjunction with Agriculture classroom curriculum.

6. Funds can only be used in the classroom/lab setting. Funds cannot be used for school BBQ’s or other school functions.

7. We encourage lesson plans to reflect the use of new cuts from the chuck and round.

8. An expense verification sheet, with receipts attached, is to be submitted for the 2022-2023 school year to the SDBIC by July 31, 2023. Any unused money must be returned to the SDBIC at this time as well to be eligible for future program funds. 

9. Receipts should include the name of the store where beef was purchased and school name. Original receipts or copies will be accepted.

10. The money does not have to be spent all at once. Purchases may be made over the course of the school year as long as all receipts are remitted by July 31, 2023.

11. A new application must be filled out for each new school year.

12. Application form and guidelines are available on

*Failure to follow these guidelines will affect the school's ability to receive funds in the future.

FACS Application

Want to enroll your students into the FACS Beef program?

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Material & Resource Order Form

Choose from our selection of brochures, posters, and more to help you get a jump start on beef education!

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Expense Sheet

Verify your FACS program expenses with this sheet and remit to Holly Swee.

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For questions, contact Holly Swee at 605-957-5283 or [email protected] 

Online Resources

Beef For Dinner YouTube Channel

Includes a variety of beef cooking and educational videos

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For Our Chefs

Learn how to make Steak Guacamole, Sirloin Shawarma, and Sirloin Bavette

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Beef Cutting Demonstrations

Learn about the many ways to prepare a beef cut with beef cutting demonstrations from BIWFD

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Learn more about how to incorporate beef into your fit and nutritious lifestyle.

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Thought you needed a recipe to make delicious beef? You thought wrong! 

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Beef University

Enroll in Beef University!

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