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More research and marketing dollars would help address the ‘disturbing’ drop in herd numbers, says Alberta Beef Producers.

Hefty checkoff rebates put squeeze on Alberta Beef Producers

Marketing and research are suffering because one-third of voluntary checkoffs are being rebated, say officials

Reading Time: 4 minutes Checkoff refunds continue to hobble Alberta Beef Producers, which had to give back $2.5 million in the past year, mainly to cattle feeders. “The $2 service charge that we have here would be sufficient if we were able to invest it all, but we lose about a third of it,” said Rich Smith, the organization’s […] Read more