Farm Facts: Beef
Beef up your knowledge with these facts on the cattle industry, the largest segment of American agriculture.
- Lean beef is just as effective as chicken when it comes to lowering blood cholesterol levels
- More than 97 percent of beef cattle farms and ranches are classified as family farms.
- More beef is consumed on Memorial Day than any other day of the year. The Fourth of July and Labor Day typically tie for the second most popular beef-eating days.