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Nebraska, with 1.9 million beef cows, the fourth-largest state by beef cow numbers, is home to the nation’s top three beef counties.
America’s Top 25 Beef Cow Counties

Texas is America’s top beef cow state, yet only one Texas county makes the top-25 list of America’s leading beef cow counties. Click here to see the top 25 counties, and an analysis of the numbers.

1 year ago
USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue tried the Impossible Burger while touring Impossible Foods.
Meat-Eating Agriculture Secretary Tries the Impossible Burger

Sonny Perdue may be a champion of big agriculture and agribusinesses in all its forms. But even he isn’t immune to the lure of the vegan Impossible Burger.

1 year ago
GM Salmon Growing in Rural Indiana

AquaBounty salmon now growing in tanks located in rural Indiana.

1 year ago
Keep reading for the top 10 beef cow counties in the U.S., and further analysis of the numbers from the Census of Agriculture. 
America’s Top 25 Beef Cow Counties, Page 2

Keep reading for the top 10 beef cow counties in the U.S., and further analysis of the numbers from the Census of Agriculture. 

1 year ago
Mexico becomes the first country to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement.
Mexico Approves USMCA

Mexico becomes the first country to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement.

1 year ago
When a livestock dealer’s check bounces, should the farmer or rancher who raised the cattle be able to get them back?
Producer Comments Needed for USDA Study on Cattle Payment Protection

When a livestock dealer’s check bounces, should the farmer or rancher who raised the cattle be able to get them back?

1 year ago
New South Carolina Law Bans Lab Grown Protein from Advertising as Meat

South Carolina has passed a new law that keeps protein grown in a laboratory from stem cells as advertising as “meat.”

1 year ago
A temporary restraining order will stop Steven and Dwight Hammond from using their federal grazing permits.
Nalivka: The Intersection Of Coincidence And Skepticism

A U.S. District judge issued a 28-day temporary restraining order that will stop Steven and Dwight Hammond from using their federal grazing permit near their ranch in Diamond, Oregon.

1 year ago