Judith McGeary, (512) 484-8821
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Texas Beef Checkoff Referendum Results in Favor of Big Beef Industry
Less Than 3% of Texas Cattle Owners Voted For the Program
AUSTIN, Texas – July 2, 2014 – The tax that Texas cattle owners pay when they sell their animals will now be doubled, thanks to the results of the beef checkoff referendum vote, just published by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Out of 7,080 people that voted, 4,718 people voted for it.