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Idaho Beef Council

The Idaho Beef Council (IBC) is a state agency which operates with a single objective: to increase the consumer demand for beef.

Created in 1967 by the Idaho legislature as a marketing organization to support Idaho’s $1.4 billion beef industry, IBC is funded by the beef checkoff program  –  a $1.50 per head assessment on the sale of cattle in Idaho.  The funds generated from this are used to increase consumer beef demand through programs of promotion, research and education to influence beef sales both at home and abroad.

An eight-member board of directors guides the Idaho Beef Council. The Board is comprised of representatives from each of the state’s industry sectors: Cow/Calf Producers, Dairy Farmers, Cattle Feeders, and Livestock Markets. IBC board members are nominated by their respective organizations and appointed by the Governor for a three year term.

Their website is a great resource for recipes, nutrition facts, education, and more.