Farm Facts: Beef
Beef up your knowledge with these facts on the cattle industry, the largest segment of American agriculture.
- There are more than 800,000 ranchers and cattle producers in the United States.
- Every day, 76 million Americans eat beef.
- Beef is one of the most important dietary sources of iron. To obtain the same amount of iron found in a 3 ounce serving of beef, you’d have to eat at least 3 cups of raw spinach.