May is National Beef Month and a Time for Celebration

This May we celebrate the nation’s beef industry and the farmers and ranchers driving its success.

In honor of National Beef Month, we’re taking a look at the various sectors of the U.S. beef industry and diving into the factors that make cattle and beef production the largest single segment of American agriculture. For example, did you know more farms are classified as beef cattle operations (35 percent) than any other type of farm?

If you’re ready to learn more, read on—chances are you’re going to walk away with a greater understanding of the U.S. beef production system.

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The Truth About Grass-Fed Beef

Learn about grass-fed beef benefits as well as why some consumers may prefer grain-fed beef.

Have you ever wondered about the differences between grass-fed beef and grain-fed beef (or beef from a conventionally raised cow) – aside from the price difference in the grocery store? If so, you’re in luck. We’re examining the grass-fed beef pros and cons along with the market for grass-fed beef and the potential health benefits grass-fed beef products may offer. Read More

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A Special Look at the Floriculture Industry in Honor of Mother’s Day

Getting flowers for mom on Mother’s Day?

You may have the Southeast floriculture industry to thank for the bouquet or potted plant.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and that means the products of Southeast Floriculture will be greeting moms all over the U.S. in addition to cards and breakfast cooked by someone else. The floriculture industry thrives in the Southeast and other parts of the country, supplying the bouquets and potted plants that mothers receive on this occasion. Take a look at the floriculture industry , and a Mother’s Day special—carnations—below.Read More

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Celebrate National Beef Month

May is Beef Month, making this the perfect time to learn more about the U.S. beef 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 we celebrate all those involved in the process throughout May with National Beef Month.Read More

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