Autumn Velez| May 23, 2018
Fire up your grills. Memorial Day, the official start to summer and grilling season, is right around the corner.
Whether grilling a quick, light and healthy, summer meal or hosting a savory cookout with friends and family, Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is kicking off grilling season by sharing tips for a flawless grilled meal!
“There is no better way to kick off summer grilling season than with beef,” said Laura Hagen, senior director, culinary for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff. “Beef is an extremely versatile, nutritious protein. Between the different cuts and options for marinades and rubs, beef is the perfect choice for summertime barbecues.”
For more ideas for a successful grilling season right, check out these delicious recipes from Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.
About the Beef Checkoff
The Beef Checkoff Program was established as part of the 1985 Farm Bill. The checkoff assesses $1 per head on the sale of live domestic and imported cattle, in addition to a comparable assessment on imported beef and beef products. States may retain up to 50 cents on the dollar and forward the other 50 cents per head to the Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board, which administers the national checkoff program, subject to USDA approval.
About NCBA, a Contractor to the Beef Checkoff
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is a contractor to the Beef Checkoff Program. The Beef Checkoff Program is administered by the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, with oversight provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.