USDA Proposes Changes to Beef and Soybean Checkoff Programs

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The article reports that the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed changes to both the beef and soybean checkoff programs. Topics discussed include changes expected to allow producers, to request that their assessments paid to a qualified state board or council; beef and soybean programs authorizing the collection of assessments from cattle and soybean producers and absence of state law requiring assessments to a state board or council.


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