Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211
   

Agricultural News


Checking in on the Beef Checkoff – Beef Checkoff Asserts Influence on the State, National and International Level

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:33:03 CDT

Checking in on the Beef Checkoff – Beef Checkoff Asserts Influence on the State, National and International Level In this week’s edition of Checking In on the Beef Checkoff – Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays is joined by Heather Buckmaster, executive director of the Oklahoma Beef Council. During their visit, Buckmaster talked about the Checkoff’s efforts to promote its sustainability message to consumers and stakeholders. Listen to Buckmaster and Hays full conversation by clicking or tapping the LISTEN BAR below at the bottom of the page.



“Beef sustainability is a constant topic the Beef Checkoff works to address on a state, national and international level,” Buckmaster said.



According to her, through multiple presentations, the Checkoff has corrected misinformation and myths about the beef industry – including EPA’s recent claim that cattle production accounts for 3.3 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions in the US. While the intent in that is to make it seem as though beef production is significantly harmful to the environment, the truth is quite the opposite. Buckmaster refutes that the beef industry’s carbon footprint is actually minimal compared to other industries.



On a national level, the Checkoff has participated in the Future of Food Summit in New York City, sharing information with leading minds in the foods industry. Internationally, too, that same information is being spread to thought leaders thanks to the efforts of the Beef Checkoff.



Learn more about this Checkoff funded campaign or for more stories about what your Beef Checkoff is doing, visit www.oklabeef.org.



   


   

 

Listen to their complete conversatin by clicking or tapping the LISTEN BAR below.
right-click to download mp3

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Agriculture Groups Support the Pandemic Center, Public Health Lab in Stillwater  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:28:18 CST
  • U.S. Beef And Pork Exports Are Increasing as Countries Begin Rebound From Pandemic  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:30:01 CST
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m Thursday, January 21, 2021  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:44:44 CST
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:40:55 CST
  • Rejoining Paris Agreement Isn’t the Solution to Climate Change  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:11:11 CST
  • Cole Responds to President Biden's First Actions in Office  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:24:49 CST
  • Ag in the Classroom--New Resources and Apply for an AITC Pork Council Grant  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:52:19 CST
  • ARA Works with Farmobile to Optimize Profitability in the Ag-Food Supply Chain  Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:48:31 CST

  • More Headlines...

        
    © 2008-2021 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.