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Dow AgroSciences

Dow AgroSciences provides cattlemen with specialized herbicides to selectively control unwanted weeds and brush on range and pasture lands. From its development of 2,4-D in the 1940s, to its newest innovations Chaparral™ and Sendero® herbicides today, Dow AgroSciences is committed to product improvement in both efficacy and environmental impact. Other Dow AgroSciences products include Milestone®, GrazonNext® HL, ForeFront® HL, PasturAll® HL, Grazon® P+D, PastureGard® HL, Remedy Ultra®, Spike® 20P, Surmount® and Tordon® 22K herbicides. Visit www.RangeAndPasture.com for more information.

Label precautions apply to forage treated with Chaparral, ForeFront HL, GrazonNext HL or PasturAll HL and to manure from animals that have consumed treated forage within the last three days. Consult the label for full details.

®™Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) or an affiliated company of Dow Grazon P+D, Surmount and Tordon 22K are federally Restricted Use Pesticides.

Chaparral, ForeFront HL, GrazonNext HL and Sendero are not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state.

PasturAll HL is not available for sale, distribution or use in the state of New York.

State restrictions on the sale and use of Remedy Ultra apply. Consult the label before purchase or use for full details.

Always read and follow label directions.

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Since 1935, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of USDA has provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America’s private land owners and managers conserve their soil, water, and other natural resources. NRCS employees provide
sound, science-based technical assistance tailored to farmers’ and ranchers’ specific needs. Participation in government conservation programs is voluntary. The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information see nrcs.usda.gov and usda.gov.


McDonald's is the world's leading global foodservice retailer with almost 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. Nearly 90% of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local men and women.

McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 25 million customers every day. McDonald’s is committed to beef sustainability, and supporting the farmers and ranchers who raise the beef served in our restaurants.  We are proud to be a national sponsor for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Associations Environmental Stewardship Award Program and help celebrate the producers leading the way toward a more sustainable industry. To learn more about McDonald’s sustainability efforts please visit our website and read our Beef Sustainability Report.

For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter @McDonalds and Facebook www.facebook.com/mcdonalds.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Service is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s private lands program. This voluntary program provides financial and technical assistance to ranchers to improve fish and wildlife habitat by providing such things as alternative water sources, fencing, grass seeding, wetland restoration, invasive species control, and riparian/stream restoration.

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is the largest organization representing America’s cattle industry. Initiated in 1898, NCBA is the industry leader in education, influencing public policy to improve producer profitability and in preserving the industry’s heritage and future. Efforts are made possible through membership contributions. To join, contact NCBA at 1-866-BEEF-USA or membership@beef.org. NCBA promotes common sense and cost-effective practices that can be applied to livestock production to benefit the environment and a healthy bottom line. NCBA has recognized outstanding stewards in the cattle industry for 19 years through the Environmental Stewardship Award program. For more information about NCBA, please visit us a beefusa.org.

National Cattlemen's Association

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation represents all cattle producers, agriculturalists and enthusiasts who support the mission: The National Cattlemen’s Foundation advances the future of the beef industry with passion and urgency for the benefit of consumers and cattlemen. Providing educational opportunities, leadership, crisis assistance, legacy preservation and research opportunities, the Foundation enables the industry to stay at the forefront of consumers and producers. For information about the National Cattlemen’s Foundation, visit NationalCattlemensFoundation.org, call 303-694-0305 or email ncf@beef.org.

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