Private Treaty Check-Off Information


Beef Promotion and Research Program Private Treaty Sales Check-Off Investment Information
Have You Sold Cattle on the Farm?

The beef check-off law goes into effect every time cattle are sold. This includes purebred sales and private treaty sales on the farm. The law requires that you must collect the national, plus the 50 cents state check-off money during your sale. The 50 cents state check-off is now a Voluntary Collection, but producers may request a refund of this amount only by written request to the Louisiana Beef Industry Council.

The seller is also responsible under the federal law. The seller may collect and remit $1.00 per head in a private treaty transaction. This is the best way to handle purebred sales. To avoid a late payment charge, money must be remitted by the 15th of the month following the sale. Penalties of up to $5,000 per transaction applies to violators. All sale transactions are subject to audit to insure compliance with the check-off.

Please complete this form to report your private treaty sales.
Mail the completed form and your Check-Off investment to:


Louisiana Beef Industry Council
4921 I-10 Frontage Road
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Phone: (225)343-3491
Fax: (225)336-0002
Beef Promotion and Research Program Private Treaty Sales Check-Off Investment Form
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The Louisiana Cattlemen's Association
4921 I-10 Frontage Road
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Phone (225) 343-3491


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