May Is National #Beef Month ...
NATIONAL BEEF MONTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BEEF CATTLE INDUSTRY ...
From the farmers and ranchers to the processors, thousands of Americans play an integral role in the journey of beef from the field to the market, and to honor all those involved in the process, we’re providing a deeper look into America’s food-supply chain for beef cattle.
U.S. beef cattle also represent one of the largest single segments of American agriculture with over 900,000 cattle and calf operations across our nation. According to the USDA, cattle production makes up an estimated 18 percent of cash receipts from agricultural commodities.
The four major segments of the beef cattle industry include,
According to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the U.S. lays claim to 913,246 total cattle and calf operations, with 727,906 of those being beef farms and ranches, and 91 percent of those are family-owned or individually-operated.
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