Compare KBMN

Use the table below to compare KBMN to other Pennsylvania Beef Marketing Efforts.

KBMN* Sale Barn PA Beef Council PA Center for Beef Excellence PA Extension PA Cattlemen's Association Breeder Organizations
Facilitate Buying Cattle Yes Yes No No No No No
Facilitate Selling Cattle Yes Yes No No No No (Expo?) Yes
Financing Available Yes No No No No No No
Actively Manage Inventories Yes No No No No No No
Offer Rancher Alternative Markets Yes No No No No No No
Price Known Before Cattle Leave Farm Yes No No No No No No
Decisions 100% By Ranchers Yes If Present No No No No No
Preconditioning Protocol Defined Yes No No No No No No
Discounts on Vaccines Yes No No No No No ???
Risk Management (FWD Contracts) Yes No No No No No No
Competitive Analysis &/OR Bid Yes No No No No No No
Face to Face with Rancher Yes No No ??? No ??? Yes
Educate Ranchers Yes ??? Yes ??? Yes Yes Yes
Free of Dues if No Transactions Yes Yes Yes ??? Yes No No
100% Volunteer Mgmt. & Board Yes No ??? No ??? No ???
Management are 100% Cattlemen Yes No No No No No ???
Promote Beef Consumption Yes No Yes ??? Yes Yes Yes
Educate Public ??? ??? Yes ??? Yes ??? ???
Member Magazine No No Mail No Mail Yes ???
Receive State Funding No No Yes Yes Yes No No
FACILITATE, as used here, means: Procuring Cause, Touch and Feel, Dollars invested, Ownership
??? INDICATES EITHER --- EXTENT OF ACTIVITY IS UNKNOWN OR NOT DEMONSTRATED.
* In Association with United Producers, Inc.