May is Beef Month!!
Beef Month is a time to celebrate the community of farmers and ranchers who work hard every day to raise safe and nutritious beef that is enjoyed by consumers around the world. The following information has been provided by the Nebraska Beef Council, the producer-funded and directed organization that promotes beef through the $1-per-head beef checkoff. For assistance downloading photos or files please contact Adam Wegner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-421-5326.
Nebraska Beef Facts
Agriculture is the #1 industry in Nebraska and cattle production represents the largest segment of the industry. LEARN MORE
National Beef Statistics
Cattle are raised in every state across the U.S. for consumers all over the world. LEARN MORE
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Will Beef Make Your Child a Better Athlete?
The University of Nebraska is conducting research to explore the associations among beef intake, iron status, and athletic performance in Nebraska youth athletes.
Beef Unveils New Ad Campaign
Twenty-five years after establishing one of the nation’s most iconic food brands, America’s beef farmers and ranchers are reintroducing their brand to a new generation of consumers.
New E. coli Testing Developed at MARC
The U.S. Meat Animal Research Center has recently developed a new device for testing E. coli in beef trimmings that will be implemented at packing plants.
Beef Nutrition Q&A
The Nebraska Beef Council provides answers to some of the most pressing questions when it comes to beef and your health.
Raising Beef: Ruskamps Celebrate 100 Years
Joan Ruskamp and her husband, Steve, own and operate J & S Feedlot and Farm, which has been in the Ruskamp family for more than 100 years.
Top Ranked Cattle States
The cattle inventory in the United States topped 94 million head in 2018. Texas leads the way with 12.5 million cattle followed by Nebraska at 6.8 million.
Beef Month Radio spots
The following :30 radio spots may be downloaded and used for promotional purposes.
Nebraska is top cattle feeding state.
Beef provides the nutrients you need.
Steaks are perfect for the grill.
Enjoy all the health benefits of beef.
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