BEEF INDUSTRY FACTS
Good Health Demands Beef – 9 OUT OF 10 households, representing 251 million people, eat beef at home–making beef America’s #1-selling protein. BEEF CONSUMPTION now exceeds 67 pounds per person per year in America. You would need to eat 3 cups of spinach to get the same amount of iron found in a single 3-ounce serving of lean beef. CALORIE-FOR-CALORIE, beef has more nutrients than any other food. Just 3 ounces of lean beef supplies more than 10 percent of the daily value needed for 9 essential nutrients, including protein, iron and zince. THE LARGEST SINGLE segment of the U.S. agricultural economy is beef production, . . .
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– Begun in 1889 as a daily market newspaper in the Denver Stockyards, The Record Stockman serves the same function in the western U.S. as the vaunted Drover’s Journal did in the old Chicago Stockyards. The paper celebrates its 112th consecutive year of publishing in 2002, and has been owned by the Green family from 1938 to the present. On May 1, 2001 publisher Harry Green retired and his son Dan continues as the third generation publisher.