It's time to kick off another BEEF Daily Summer Sweepstakes, and two winners will be randomly selected to win one of two books, Brands of the West  and Barns of the Great American West  by well-known agriculture photographer David R. Stoecklein. The sweepstakes will run until noon on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, and it’s really simple to enter. Don’t miss your chance to enter and be a part of an ongoing dialogue about beef industry issues!
To enter, participants should provide an opinion on the following:
“What is the best cattle breed for today’s economic conditions?”
Leave your answers, along with your name and state, in the comments section, so entries can be shared with the BEEF community. I can’t wait to hear your responses!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. Contest open to legal residents of 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older. To enter, answer the question in the comments section, along with your name and state. All entries must be received by noon Monday, July 13, 2009. Void outside of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and where prohibited by law. For the Full Rules, link here .
BEEF Daily Quick Fact: The hamburger made its international debut at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. Café owner Fletcher “Old Dave” Davis of Athens, Texas, described his early burger as a classic, greasy burger served on just-out-of-the-oven slices of bread and garnished with mayonnaise, sliced onion and cucumber pickles.