BIF Selects New Board, Officers

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) elected new directors and announced new officers June 20 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Brookings, South Dakota.
Tommy Clark, Culpeper, Virginia, was introduced as the 2019-2020 BIF president during the Thursday luncheon.
Joe Mushrush, Strong City, Kansas, is the new vice president.
New directors elected to serve on the BIF board were producers Joe Epperly, Albion, Nebraska; and Gordon Hodges, Hamptonville, North Carolina. New association representatives elected were Jackie Atkins, American Simmental Association; and Lance Bauer, Beefmaster Breeders United.

More than 500 beef producers, academia and industry representatives attended the organization’s 51st annual convention. BIF’s mission is to help improve the industry by promoting greater acceptance
of beef cattle performance evaluation.

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The 2020 BIF Convention and Research Symposium will be June 9-12 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Source: BIF news release