A well-known North Carolina beef producer from Warrenton has been appointed to a three-year term on the Cattlemen's Beef Promotion & Research Board, which oversees administration of the national Beef Checkoff Program.
Ernest Harris, also known as E.B. Harris, is a third-generation cow-calf beef producer who lives on a family farm established in 1916. He is also a well-known auctioneer and president of E.B. Harris, Inc. Auctioneers.
Harris participated in a new-member orientation in Denver in April. He will attend his first meeting of the full Beef Board at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference on July 31.
As a member of the Beef Board, Harris is one of 106 producers and importers nationwide, representing all cattlemen on recommendations about how to invest national beef checkoff dollars.
For more information about the Cattlemen's Beef Board and the Beef Checkoff Program, go to www.MyBeefCheckoff.com.