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Key Topic – USMEF Funding Overview

Funding for USMEF programs and activities comes from diverse funding sources that mirror its diverse membership. Sources for USMEF’s budget are:

• 40% from USDA (MAP, FMD and FAS)
• 30% from the Beef Checkoff
• 14% from the Pork Checkoff
• 8% from the Soybean Checkoff
• 5% from the Corn Checkoff
• 3% from the lamb industry, packer/processors, purveyor/traders, agribusiness, farm organizations and others

Based on FY 2016 audited financial statements