BIF selects new board, officers

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BIF selects new board, officers
The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) announced new directors and officers June 12 during the group’s annual symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Gordon Jones, Lafayette, Tenn., was introduced as the 2024-25 BIF president during the Wednesday awards luncheon. Gordon Hodges, Hamptonville, N.C., is the new vice president.

Directors elected to serve on the BIF board were breed association representatives Lindsay Upperman, Red Angus Association of American; and Bruce Holmquist, Canadian Simmental Association. Matt Woolfolk, American Shorthorn Association, was reelected to serve another term as a breed association representative. Casey Worrell, Harper, Texas, was elected to the board as a central region director and Brad Wolter, Aviston, Illinois, was elected as an at-large director.

More than 500 beef producers, academia and industry representatives attended the organization’s 56th Annual Research Symposium and Convention in Knoxville. BIF’s mission is to help improve the industry by promoting greater acceptance of beef cattle performance evaluation.

For more information about this year’s symposium, including award winners and video archives of the symposium, visit . Mark your calendars for the 2025 BIF Symposium which will be hosted June 9-12 in Amarillo, Texas.

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