Nebraska Beef Council


1319 Central Avenue
Kearney, NE 68845
Phone: 800-421-5326
Web Site:
Executive Director: Ann Marie Bosshamer

The Beef Council receives its funding from the "checkoff" dollars of Nebraska's beef producers. Those dollars are invested in research, promotion, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communication, all with the purpose of strengthening demand for beef and veal in both domestic and foreign markets.

Board of Directors:
Chris Abbott, Gordon
Dawn Caldwell, Edgar
Richard Schrunk, Emmet
Steve Hanson, Elsie
Myron Danner, Burwell
Rod Gray, Harrison
Anne Burkholder, Cozad
Pat Knobbe, West Point
Buck Wehrbein, Weeping Water

Ann Marie Bosshamer, Executive Director
Adam Wegner, Director of Marketing
Mitch Rippe, Director of Nutrition and Education
Pam Esslinger, Administrative Assistant
Linda Barton, Office Manager
Doug Straight, Director of Industry Relations

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Updated January 2020