Raising beef is a complex process, but throughout the entire journey, one thing remains constant – the shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe, humane and environmentally sustainable way by using the latest technology and resources. Currently, more than 700,000 cattle farms and ranches in the United States, with an average herd size of 40 cattle, produce 19 percent of the world's beef. Learn more about the people and the process involved in raising beef from the pasture to the plate.

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Blight Farms Inc

Blight Farms is a family owned cattle feeding and cash crop operation. Bill and Fran started the farm in 1965 when they bought dairy steer calves to feed. Since then, two of their sons have taken over the farm along with their families.

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Kitty Kurtis Farms

Cattle farming is currently in the third generation of the Brown family at Kitty Kurtis Farms in Michigan. Learn more about how they care for their livestock while operating two different farm locations in the state.

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Wernette Cattle Company LLC

As a 5th generation farm, the Wernette Cattle Company LLC is very diversified as they expand from a cow-calf farm all the way to marketing retail product. 

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