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Industry Bestows Best of Beef Awards

Best of Beef breakfast honors those who have excelled in efforts ranging from retail innovation to stocker cattle management.


TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2013) — Several members of the beef industry were honored during an awards breakfast Friday, Feb. 8, at the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention in Tampa, Fla. The “Best of Beef” event was emceed by farm broadcaster Russell Nemetz with the Northern Ag Network.


Among the awards given were the National Beef Backer Awards,the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) awards, BEEF magazine's Trailblazer and National Stocker Award, the Excellence in Communications awards, and the Max Deets Leadership Award.

Beef Backers

The beef checkoff-funded National Beef Backer Awards honor foodservice and retailers who have played a pivotal role in bringing beef to the American public. This year's retail honorees included:

Three National Foodservice Beef Backer Award winners were recognized for their efforts in menuing and marketing beef. The honorees included:

Additional Honors

Also honored during the Best of Beef Breakfast were:


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