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2015 12:00 AM

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Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity (TCSCF) was started by Pottawattamie, Cass and Shelby County Cattleman’s Association in 1982. The nine member board wanted to know “what was the most profitable steer to feed?” In 2002, the SW Iowa cowcalf consigners utilizing the TCSCF program formed a service cooperative. The current 10 member board has 7 cow-calf producers, two allied industry representatives and one veterinarian.

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Lessons learned from 32 years of retained ownership – TCSCF summary

Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity (TCSCF) was started by Pottawattamie, Cass and Shelby County Cattleman’s Association in 1982. The nine member board wanted to know “what was the most profitable steer to feed?” In 2002, the SW Iowa cowcalf consigners utilizing the TCSCF program formed a service cooperative. The current 10 member board has 7 cow-calf producers, two allied industry representatives and one veterinarian.