Adams Ranch

The Beef Checkoff

Monthly Remittance Form


Monthly remitters may include  auction markets, order buyers, feedlots, and large scale direct marketers. Monthly remittance forms are due by the 15th of each month.

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Private Treaty Form:

Calf Head

Private treaty forms are for Cattle owners who are selling directly to other cattle owners or to consumers need to remit the beef checkoff annually through our private treaty form. 

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The Beef Promotion and Research Act and Order require collection of a mandatory $1-per-head beef checkoff assessment every time cattle are sold. The Act and Order authorize State beef councils to retain up to 50 cents per head of the mandatory $1-per-head checkoff assessment for in-State research and promotion programs conducted by the State beef council. The law requires that at least 50 cents of the mandatory $1-per-head checkoff assessment be forwarded to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (Beef Board) to help fund national beef checkoff programs. Producers may use this form to request that QSBC send the full $1-per-head beef checkoff assessment from their individual cattle sales to the Beef Board and that the QSBC not retain any portion of the individual’s assessment for its direct programming efforts.

This “Producer Redirection of Checkoff Assessment Form” must be postmarked by the 15th of the month following the month the cattle were sold and mailed to the appropriate QSBC.

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More on the Beef Checkoff

Beef act and order

Triple-U Ranch

 Beef Promotion and Research Act and lays out the specific structure and operational requirements for the beef promotion and research program, or the Beef Checkoff Program 

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Cattlemen's beef board


The CBB consist of 100 members, appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. The Beef Board oversees collection of $1-per-head on all cattle sold in the U.S. and $1-per-head equivalent on imported cattle, beef and beef products. CBB responsible for approving the annual budget for its national checkoff-funded programs.

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paying your checkoff

Easterday Ranch

By law, all producers selling cattle or calves, for any reason and regardless of age or sex, must pay $1-per-head to support beef/veal promotion, research and information

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