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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
In The Cattle Markets: Census Observations

The 2017 Census of Agriculture was released April 11. While the lag between collecting and reporting the information seems like a long time, the breadth and depth of information is substantial.

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U.S. feedlots with more than 500 cattle on feed increased in numbers 12% during the five year period between 2012 and 2017, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture.
Larger Feedlots Increase, Smaller Lots Decline, Census Says

U.S. feedlots with more than 500 cattle on feed increased in numbers 12% during the five year period between 2012 and 2017, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

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NASS reports 36% of U.S. farms have beef cows, with the average herd size 43.5 head. Smaller operations, however, are declining.
Bigger Herds, More Beef Operations, Census Says

NASS reports in the 2017 Census of Agriculture that 36% of U.S. farms have beef cows, with the average herd size 43.5 head. Smaller operations, however, are declining.

1 year ago
The 2017 Census of Agriculture found a 3% decline in the total number of farms in the U.S., and that since the 1997 Ag Census the decline has been 7.8%.
2017 Ag Census: Total Number Of U.S. Farms Declines 3%

The 2017 Census of Agriculture found a 3% decline in the total number of farms in the U.S., and that since the 1997 Ag Census the decline has been 7.8%.

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