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Celebrating and Savoring Nebraska Beef

Nebraska has long been known as the Beef State and May is Beef Month, so it’s the perfect time to enjoy a delicious burger or steak.

Agriculture is our state’s largest industry, and beef is the biggest segment of Nebraska agriculture. Our beef industry generates about $10.6 billion in cash receipts each year, which is roughly half of all ag receipts in Nebraska.

Nationally, Nebraska ranks No. 1 for commercial cattle slaughter, and we’re number two for beef exports, commercial red meat production, all cattle and calves, and all cattle on feed. Beef creates jobs, not only for ranchers and feeder...


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