10 reasons to vote “No” on the Oklahoma beef checkoff increase

The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association is holding a referendum to double the beef checkoff tax assessed on cattle producers. In-person voting takes place on November 1, 2017 at Oklahoma County Extension Offices. The election process has been controversial, with many constitutional and illegal irregularities. On behalf of our Oklahoma membership, the Organization for Competitive Markets urges a “No” vote for the following reasons: It’s throwing good money after bad. The fee increase would raise an additional $3 million to Read More …